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MAER 2023 Fall In-Person Conference

Course Description: This course is designed to help professionals working with individuals with visual impairments or blindness increase their knowledge and skills in adapted physical education, recreational and leisure activities, while gaining an increased understanding of issues related to living with vision loss, challenges in maintaining mental health, overcoming social barriers and possible solutions/strategies for accessing recreation and leisure activities in order to support increased social well-being of such individuals.

Conference Objectives: 1.Participants will identify three or more recreational activities to empower individuals who are blind or visually impaired 2. Participants will outline three or more strategies to help individuals who are blind or visually impaired recognize resources to combat isolation. 3. Participants will identify at least three physical barriers which hinder social wellbeing for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. 4. Participants will list at least five psychosocial issues related to adjustment to vision loss for individuals and their families.

Continuing Education:  ACVREP

NOTE: Each webinar contains an opening and closing code, given verbally by the moderator. You will need these codes to complete the assessment and earn the certificate for the program. Please note the opening and closing codes while viewing the webinar.