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COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable for May 12, 2021

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The May 12, 2021 COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable is part 8 in a series focused on helping participants become more confident in self-advocacy. In this part, we will discuss preparing for advocacy and ask “what are helpful parts of a plan for advocacy?” Don’t worry if you missed other parts, you can still join us. […]

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People Who Are Blind Indeed Do Dream!

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Research suggests that all mammals experience sleep. Sleep may look different across the species. The type and amount of sleep tends to be based on a species’ needs, environment, and whether they are predator or prey (Meadows, A, 2021). Sleep is vital for the human body to rest and recharge and contributes to a person’s […]

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COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable for May 5, 2021

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The May 5, 2021 COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable is the seventh part in a series that is focused on helping participants become more confident in self-advocacy. In this part, we will discuss legislative advocacy and ask “what is legislative advocacy?” and “What is one thing that helps make systemic advocacy more powerful?” Don’t worry if […]

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Everyone Can Benefit From Audio Description

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As a person with a visual impairment, my vision loss has been gradual. Over the years, I have had difficulty when viewing certain television programs and movies. When first introduced to audio description (AD) and described video (DV), I was amazed at the detail and information offered to me through these mediums. Each one of […]

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COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable for April 28, 2021

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The April 28, 2021 COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable is the sixth part in a series that is focused on helping participants become more confident in self-advocacy. In this part, we will discuss case managers such as social workers. The session will examine the questions: “What have government case workers done well for you?”, “What makes […]