Activities

 2014 Spring Workshop Series -
Strategies for Students Who Are Visually Impaired or Blind:

Workshops are geared to meeting the needs of families, public school and special educators, certified teachers of the visually impaired and blind, paraprofessionals, rehabilitation specialists, administrators, related service providers, and early interventionists serving children or young adults.

A minimum of ten (10) registrants is required in order for workshop to be held.

In order to ensure that you are provided workshop materials, interpreters, or other necessary accommodations, you must register two (2) weeks prior to the date of the event.

  • NO REGISTRATIONS FEES for residents of Mississippi!!
    Funding is provided by the MS Department of Education, Office of Special Education.
  • Non-residents will be charged $75 for each day of any workshop.
  • CEU's are available - cost will vary based on workshop length ($20 minimum)
  • CRC credits provided by Mississippi State University.

Workshop #1: Teaching Students with Vision Impairments - School Responsibilities
presented by B.J. LeJeune, Toni Hollingsworth, Kim Esco-Collins, Claudia Hollingsworth
in the Multi-Purpose Room at the MS School for the Deaf and the MS School for the Blind,
1253 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS 39211
Date: May 8, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Workshop #2: Complete and No longer available
Workshop #3: Complete and No longer available
Workshop #4: Complete and No longer available
Workshop #5: Complete and No longer available
Workshop #6 and #9 (combined): Complete and No longer available
Workshop #7: Complete and No longer available
Workshop #8: Complete and No Longer available

Workshop #10: Teaching Braille Reading to Students with Vision Impairment
presented by Dr. Ruby Ryles
at Rankin County School District Conference Room, 1220 Apple Park Place, Brandon, MS, 39042
Date: June 18-19, 2014
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (daily)

Workshop #11: Teaching Math Skills to Students with Vision Impairments (Two sessions spread across 5 days)
presented by Susan Osterhaus
in the Multi-Purpose room at the MS School for the Deaf and the MS School for the Blind,
1253 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS  39211
Session 1: (3-days) Date: February 26-28, 2014   Complete and No longer available
Session 2: (2-days) Date: June 11-12, 2014         Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (daily)

Click here for more information and registration

 

Mississippi disABILITY MEGACONFERENCE

for individuals with disabilities, family members and professionals
June 12-13, 2014
Jackson Marriott
Jackson, MS
click here for more information


TRAUMA: The Silent Storm that Impacts Us ALL

September 9-11, 2014
Jackson Convention Complex
Jackson, MS
for more information please contact Julie Propst, LMFT conference exhibitor chair by email at julie.propst@mdhs.ms.gov
or by phone at 601.359.2699