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May 21 2013 Vision Issues Newsletter

An Eye on Vision Issues!

Volume 5; Issue 2 Week of May 19 to 25, 2013.

Hello, Everyone.
I have just finished the second week of my ATI program in Little Rock, Arkansas. Just 8 months and two weeks to go. Ha,ha,ha.
I am really enjoying the program and feel like I am in the right place for furthering my career.
Hope everyone is having a good week. Remember find something today that makes you smile or laugh out loud – it will make you feel great!

Vision Related Topics:
1. American Council for the Blind of Texas 2013 Conference – June 6th.

2. District of Columbia Council of the Blind celebrates its 100th anniversary – June 8, 2013.

3. Insight A Low Vision Expo – June 8, 2013.

**Visit the AFB site under calendar of events for more information.

Employment Opportunities: Courtesy of the American foundation for the Blind.

1. Rehabilitation Center Manager - Indianapolis, IN

2. Classroom Teacher - Biology/Science - WV School for the Blind, Romney, West Virginia

3. Receptionist - San Francisco, CA

Here's the latest article from the Vision Issues site at

JAWS Certification Program
How much do you know about JAWS? Take the certification and find out. Here’s some information about the exam from Freedom Scientific.

ATI Updates:

ATI course – I am taking the Assistive Technology Instructors Program, which allows me to become certified in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook as well as 250 hours of teaching experience and study of the different types of assistive technology. For more information on the programs offered at the World Services for the blind visit their website at:

Visit the Vision Issues forum and tell us about your work, job or a training program. In addition, talk about your educational program or how you obtained a job.

Coming next week: Talking Sports Watch from LS&S

I bought a new sports watch from LS&S. Find out how I feel about the watch. In addition, read about my experience of ordering assistive equipment online.

Until next week – Have a great week!

Dean Ingalls, Vision Issues Editor

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