Aug 10, 2020
Director of Research at American Foundation for the Blind, Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum, Joins us in the Blind Abilities Studio to talk about the two recent surveys, Flatten Inaccessibility and Access and Engagement to Education. The full reports will soon be published, and you can sign up to be notified they are available and stay up to date with AFB’s future research projects.
Dr. Rosenblum talks about an upcoming book, “Finding Wheels,” written for travelers in their teens or early 20s. It helps them prepare to be a successful nondriver and to explore low vision driving if this is an option they want to learn more about. You can watch for the release of “Finding Wheels” at: https://www.tsbvi.edu/tsbvi-publications. Dr. Rosenblum has also created “Finding Wheels” videos, here.
Dr. Rosenblum draws from her own experiences and gives advice to transition age students about the challenges ahead in their journey through education and the workplace. Join Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum and Jeff Thompson from Blind Abilities and learn how you can help spread the word about the valuable research being conducted at the American Foundation for the Blind.
If you reside in Minnesota, and you would like to know more about Transition Services from State Services contact Transition Coordinator Sheila Koenig by email or contact her via phone at 651-539-2361.
Check out the Blind Abilities Communityon Facebook, the Blind Abilities Page, and the Career Resources for the Blind and Visually Impaired group