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Sowell Center Lecture

The Texas Tech University Virginia Murray Sowell Center for Research and Education in Sensory Disabilities invites you to its 14th annual lecture series on Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. in Lubbock. The theme of the lecture is  Travel with Students with Visual Impairments in a Complex, Built Environment by Lucas Franck and Janet, M. Barlow. ACVREP credit is available for Orientation and Mobility Specialists. The lecture is intended to help participants gain useful information on: Effective strategies that persons with visual impairments can use to travel safely in their environments. Knowledge and teaching strategies that orientation and mobility specialists can use to assist travelers and students who have visual impairments. Ways to engage in effective consultative collaboration with traffic personnel, city planners and other professionals to advocate for changes in the infrastructure so as to ensure safety during travel for persons with visual impairments. Research-based evidence and practical experiences on techniques that can provide...
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