Friday, September 28, 2012

Oklahoma Council of the Blind Convention is in Progress!

The theme is Building a Strong Foundation for Tomorrow. Held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel, 10918 E. 41st Street, Tulsa, OK

Although the Oklahoma Council of the Blind Convention has already started, you still have time to attend! Saturday's agenda is as follows:

7:30 am - 5:30 pm, Visit Exhibitors

8:00 am - 10:00 am, Registration

9:10 am - 9:50 am, Tricks and Tips: Rehabilitation Teacher Activity presented by Marilyn Sanders

9:50 am - 10:20 am, What is the job of the DRS Rehabilitation Commission and Who Can Help? presented by Commissioner Ray Kirk

10:40 am - 11:10 am, Meditation Speaker presented by Keeley Mancuso

11:10 am - 12:10 pm, choice of seminars: Rehabilitation Updates, Blind Veterans, Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, or Oklahoma School for the Blind

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm, Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm, Descriptive Video and the 21st Century Telecommunications Act presented by Brian and Kim Charlson

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm, Braille Authority of North America: An Overview by Kim Charlson

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm, Introduction to the World Blind Union by Kim Charlson

2:50 pm - 3:30 pm, Self defense by Blake Hayes (instructor at Broken Arrow Karate Club)

3:30 pm - 4:10 pm, IOS devices for iMacs and end users, by Amy Salmon (Hadley School for the Blind)

7:00 pm, Banquet, speaker Kim Charlson