The National Federation of the Blind of Illinois Presents a Seminar for Parents and Teachers
“Dare to Make a Difference”
Friday, May 10 , 2013
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 P.M. – Holiday Inn Express and Suites Chicago O’Hare
CPDUs are Available
On Friday, May 10, 2013, the National Federation of the Blind of Illinois will hold its teachers’ seminar at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Chicago O’Hare 6600 Mannheim Rd Rosemont, IL 60018 . The seminar will be a day-long event consisting of meetings for teachers of children with visual impairment or blindness. Topics will include encouraging others to foster independence, technology, and so much more.
Cost: $30, including box lunches. Overnight accommodations are available for $99 at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites Chicago O’Hare by calling (877) 786-9480. Indicate that you are asking for the National Federation of the Blind rate. For those traveling from outside the Chicago-metro area, financial assistance may be available. Please apply through the Chappell Memorial Awards at www.nfbofillinois.org on or before May 1, 2013.
The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is a 50,000-member organization that works to insure the full participation of blind people in all aspects of society.
If you would like to attend the seminar, please submit the registration form by May 1, 2013. For more information, please contact Patti Gregory-Chang at (773) 307-6440 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Vision impairment can be reduced to a nuisance with proper training. Please come and work with teachers, students, and mentors with a positive outlook on blindness.
2013 Parent Teacher Seminar Application (Microsoft Word Format)
Chappell Scholarship Application (Rich Text Format)
Flier for Teachers (Microsoft Word Format)
Flier for Parents (Microsoft Word Format)