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The Updated Michigan AT Guidelines for Teachers of Students Blind and VI

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  • Ann McKay-Bacon

    Ann McKay-Bacon, M.Ed., a teacher/consultant for the Visually Impaired and Blind, State of Michigan since 1976. Retired 2019 from Macomb Intermediate School District in Macomb, Michigan. A technology team member with the Michigan Department of Education – Low Incidence Outreach agency for the past 20 years as a presenter, technology evaluator/instructor, and co-author of The Michigan Assistive Technology Guidelines and Assistive Apps list. She was awarded The David & Joann Search Lifetime Achievement Award for a lifetime dedication to serving persons who are blind and visually impaired in Michigan, MAER Conference April 2019. Ann promotes accessible technologies usage for all ages.

  • Pat Love-Sypho

    Pat Love-Sypho is an education consultant at the Michigan Department of Education – Low Incidence Outreach (MDE-LIO). She started her career as a teacher of the visually impaired in 1985 and has taught for many years. She currently coordinates the technology team, social skills, and health education. She has taught independent living skills for more than 30 years to students with a visual impairment, their families, professionals, and college students working towards earning a degree in special education. She currently assists with the independent living skills and braille instruction projects at Low Incidence Outreach. Pat has developed curriculums and other materials for teachers and students who are blind or visually impaired. She has presented numerous professional development courses and workshops for teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, and students with visual impairments.

    She has collaborated on projects with Bureau Services for Blind Persons, BSBP, Braille and Talking Book Library for The Blind, National Federation for The Blind, Alt+Shift, and American Council for The Blind.

  • Julie Lutz

April 21, 2022
Thu 12:30 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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