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January 23, 2022

20220122 - KABVI (Kansas) 2022 Virtual Convention - Day 3 Part 2

Kansas Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired (KABVI) 2022 Virtual Convention

Saturday Jan. 22, 2022

  • Zoom Reminders,, ACB host intro. And thank-you, sponsors, door-prizes

  • AT Guys, J.J. Meddaugh

  • GoodMaps, videos and Mike May, Chief Evangelist

  • Setting up a “How-To” user’s group, fund-raising, membership items, Carolyn Thomasin, Membership Secretary, Ann Byington, Membership participants

  • White Cane Users Alerting Drivers, ♣ Rev. Dr. Gene Bourquin, Pedestrian Control Over Drivers’ Yielding: All pedestrians are reliant on drivers to yield when they share spaces like crosswalks with vehicles. Many variables affect drivers’ behaviors. This presentation reviewed factors that affect the behaviors, emphasizing the principles and techniques pedestrian can use to increase the likelihood of drivers yielding. Presenters:

  • Guidelights and Gadgets Barry Scheurer

  • White Cane Safety Day, KS State School for the Blind presentation

  • Meet the KS Author of Dust and roses: losing everything is only the beginning ...Wes Brummer, DBC08678
    1930's Kansas. Sara McGurk has a comfortable life: an exciting boyfriend, a good home, and a responsible job. She answers the fan mail for her father's radio show. And a broadcasting network has just picked Pastor's program for a national debut. Sam McGurk is about to become a celebrity. But Sara gets some unexpected news. She is with child. The fa©ʹade of her easy life is about to implode. Some violence.

And he has a new book out!

  • Finish KABVI business

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January 23, 2022

20220122 - KABVI (Kansas) 2022 Virtual Convention - Day 3 Part 1

Kansas Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired (KABVI) 2022 Virtual Convention

Saturday Jan. 22, 2022

  • Zoom Reminders,, ACB host intro. And thank-you, sponsors, door-prizes

  • AT Guys, J.J. Meddaugh

  • GoodMaps, videos and Mike May, Chief Evangelist

  • Setting up a “How-To” user’s group, fund-raising, membership items, Carolyn Thomasin, Membership Secretary, Ann Byington, Membership participants

  • White Cane Users Alerting Drivers, ♣ Rev. Dr. Gene Bourquin, Pedestrian Control Over Drivers’ Yielding: All pedestrians are reliant on drivers to yield when they share spaces like crosswalks with vehicles. Many variables affect drivers’ behaviors. This presentation reviewed factors that affect the behaviors, emphasizing the principles and techniques pedestrian can use to increase the likelihood of drivers yielding. Presenters:

  • Guidelights and Gadgets Barry Scheurer

  • White Cane Safety Day, KS State School for the Blind presentation

  • Meet the KS Author of Dust and roses: losing everything is only the beginning ...Wes Brummer, DBC08678
    1930's Kansas. Sara McGurk has a comfortable life: an exciting boyfriend, a good home, and a responsible job. She answers the fan mail for her father's radio show. And a broadcasting network has just picked Pastor's program for a national debut. Sam McGurk is about to become a celebrity. But Sara gets some unexpected news. She is with child. The fa©ʹade of her easy life is about to implode. Some violence.

And he has a new book out!

  • Finish KABVI business

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January 23, 2022

20220121 - KABVI (Kansas) 2022 Virtual Convention - Day 2 Part 2

Kansas Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired (KABVI) 2022 Virtual Convention

Friday, Jan. 21, 2022

  • Zoom reminders, introduce ACB host and thank-you, discuss door-prize awards, review program schedule for the day

  • Mikel McCary Assistive Technology for Kansas

  • Review of current activities at KS Assistance Dogs, KSDS as impacted by Covid, Kelly Meyer, CEO and Deb Tegedoff, Guide Dog Instructor and Puppy-Raiser Do-ordinator

  • Kansas State School for the Blind, John Harding, Superintendent

  • Envision Introduction/Overview Michael Monteferrante – President/CEO, Employment, Workforce Development, & College Success Program Karyn Page – Vice President, Innovation Self-Introduction & Overview Next Segment Noreen Carrocci – Sr. Vice President, Foundation & Mission Services Early Childhood Activities & Curriculum, Teresa Houston, Director, Cathy G. Hudson Envision Child Development Center Programs for Youth, Hannah Christenson, Director, Community Programs Sarah Kephart, Envision Arts Program Manager

  • Talking Books and braille E-reader, Michael Lang, Director

  • Treasurer’s report, Bob Chaffin Bob will be announcing door prize winners with registration numbers chosen by Alexa.

  • NanoPac, Vince Cianfrone

  • Legislative report/other KABVI business Michael Byington and other officers

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January 23, 2022

20220121 - KABVI (Kansas) 2022 Virtual Convention - Day 2 Part 1

Kansas Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired 2022 Virtual Convention

Friday, Jan. 21, 2022

  • Zoom reminders, introduce ACB host and thank-you, discuss door-prize awards, review program schedule for the day

  • Mikel McCary Assistive Technology for Kansas

  • Review of current activities at KS Assistance Dogs, KSDS as impacted by Covid, Kelly Meyer, CEO and Deb Tegedoff, Guide Dog Instructor and Puppy-Raiser Do-ordinator

  • Kansas State School for the Blind, John Harding, Superintendent

  • Envision Introduction/Overview Michael Monteferrante – President/CEO, Employment, Workforce Development, & College Success Program Karyn Page – Vice President, Innovation Self-Introduction & Overview Next Segment Noreen Carrocci – Sr. Vice President, Foundation & Mission Services Early Childhood Activities & Curriculum, Teresa Houston, Director, Cathy G. Hudson Envision Child Development Center Programs for Youth, Hannah Christenson, Director, Community Programs Sarah Kephart, Envision Arts Program Manager

  • Talking Books and braille E-reader, Michael Lang, Director

  • Treasurer’s report, Bob Chaffin Bob will be announcing door prize winners with registration numbers chosen by Alexa.

  • NanoPac, Vince Cianfrone

  • Legislative report/other KABVI business Michael Byington and other officers

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January 23, 2022

20220120 - KABVI (Kansas) 2022 Virtual Convention - Day 1

Kansas Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired (KABVI) 2022 Virtual Convention

Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022

  • Zoom reminders, introduce ACB host and thank-you, discuss door-prize awards, review program schedule for the day

  • En-vision America, Sharla Glass Public Policy and Community Outreach Liaison

  • “Hands-Free Health”, Janice Washeleski, Chief Commercial Sales and Marketing Officer

  • Literacy Project, Pat Tussing, Project Co-ordinator

  • Lions’ Club projects including White Cane Repair, Kathy Dawson, Topeka Sunflower Lions

  • Audio-Reader Radio Reading Service, Lori Kesinger, Outreach Coordinator (Kansas was one of the first states to offer this service and Audio Reader celebrated it’s fiftieth anniversary.)

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January 17, 2022

ACB Board of Directors Meeting January 16, 2022

Agenda

  1. Call to Order - Dan Spoone, President
  2. Roll Call and Introduction of Guests - Denise Colley, Secretary
  3. Review and Approval of Agenda - Dan Spoone, President
  4. Review and Approval of the November 29, December 6 (Budget) Meeting Minutes - Denise Colley, ACB Secretary
  5. Mission Moment - Eric Bridges and Dan Spoone
  6. AD Awards Gala – The inaugural AD Awards gala was a tremendous success, exposing Audio Description to the broader community and raising over $35,000 (net) for the Audio Description Project. Special thanks to Tony, Jennifer, Jo Lynn, Kelly, Clark, Kim, Carl, Rick, the AD Awards Gala Committee and countless ACB member volunteers!
  7. ACB President’s Update – Dan Spoone, ACB President
  8. ACB Staff Update – Eric Bridges, ACB Executive Director
  9. Review and Approval of Changes to the Reasonable Accommodations Policy – Clark Rachfal, ACB ADA Coordinator
  10. Decision On DC Leadership Conference (Virtual Only versus Hybrid) – Entire ACB Board of Directors
  11. Adjourn

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December 2, 2021

20210925 - NCCB - Business Meeting

NCCB Business Meeting

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December 2, 2021

20210925 - NCCB - Goodmaps

NCCB Goodmaps

Goodmaps: Navigation systems that improve independence.

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December 2, 2021

20210925 - NCCB - Interview with Javier Pita

NCCB Interview with Javier Pita Interview with Javier Pita, of Navilens, Spain. Hosted by Peter Crumley.

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December 2, 2021

20210925 - NCCB - Clark Rachfal and Convention Closing

NCCB Clark Rachfal and Convention Closing National ACB Director of Advocacy guest speaker Clark Rachfal.

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