2017 Midlands / Northern Conference: Braille & Early Learning Panel
Wed, 09/13/2017 - 1:13pm
When: June 7, 2017 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
On June 6-8, 2017, the Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled hosted the 2017 Midlands/Northern Conference, hosting representatives from Libraries for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Ann Arbor. The conference focused on the future direction of library services for the blind & physically disabled and preparation for the changes ahead.
Moderated by SUE CHINAULT, Regional Librarian at the Braille & Talking Book Library in Lansing, MI, this panel discusses early braille literacy programs, information resources, awareness kits, strategies, and assistive technology and braille display resources and programs. Panelists include SHELLEY ROOSSIEN, LBPH Librarian; Kent District Library LBPH, Wyoming, MI; BRIANA ALBRIGHT, Readers Advisor, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, LBPH, Pittsburgh, PA; JILL ROTHSTEIN, Chief Librarian, Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, New York, NY; and KIM CHARLSON, Director, Perkins Braille & Talking Book Library, Watertown, MA.
June 7, 2017 at Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room
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