Workshops & Meetings


Stay tuned as for a special summer workshop!


Conferences Worth Attending:

December 12-15, 2020 | Southeastern Orientation & Mobility Association Conference in Tampa, FL



Working With the TECHSperts

April 23 & 24, 2020 | Online
Join us virtually and learn from some of Florida’s technology experts! Rachael Sessler Trinkowsky, a Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist, will be presenting many of the workshop sessions.  Visit our webinar page to view the recorded sessions.  

Finding Wheels with Dr. Penny Rosenblum

September 17, 2019 | Manhattan Center, 4210 W Bay Villa Ave, Tampa, FL 33611
Join us for a one-day workshop addressing this updated and revised orientation and mobility curriculum.  Dr. Rosenblum will focus on the wide array of skills needed for O&M, such as using technology during travel, bicycling with low vision, safety during travel, and using rideshare services.  Throughout this session she will share scenarios of travelers, content, activities, and vignettes. Videos, discussion, and small group activities will be used to increase participation and understanding of the material.

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2019-2020 Florida Vision and Deaf/Hard of Hearing Joint District Contacts Meeting

October 24-25, 2019 | Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, 207 San Marco Ave, Wilson Music Building, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
The Florida Department of Education, Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services (BEESS) will host a meeting specifically for district contacts responsible for the programs for students who are deaf/hard of hearing and programs for students who are visually impaired. It is recommended that the district contact person for the deaf/hard of hearing program AND the person responsible for the vision program attend this meeting to network and discuss initiatives specific to your district’s students who are deaf/hard of hearing or visually impaired.

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Working with the Experts: Braille for Math and Science

December 5-6, 2019 |
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites on the Ocean,
930 N. Atlantic Ave
Daytona Beach, FL 32118

Join FIMC-VI for this two-day workshop on Unified English Braille (UEB) for math and science related materials.  Dr. Frances Mary D’Andrea will be presenting on both UEB for technical materials and Nemeth within UEB context.

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