2021-22 BVI Virtual Discussion Series

2021-22 Virtual Discussion Series: Self-Determination/Self-Advocacy for High School Learners


Session Dates

Wednesday February 09, 2022 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM - Webinar

This event is by invitation only. You must have a registration key in order to register.

This discussion will focus on teaching practices for learners who are visually impaired and working on self-determination and/or self-advocacy skills at a high school level.

Participants will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of self-advocacy/self-determination instruction at the high school level for learners who are visually impaired.
  • Identify three or more resources that can help support instruction of self-advocacy and self-determination.
  • Describe what self-determination and self-advocacy for visually impaired high school learners entails.

Target Audience

Teachers of Students who are Visually Impaired (TVI)
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS)
BVI Specialists
Classroom Teachers

Topics Covered: Visual Impairment/Blind

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Lorraine Byer, at 800-441-3215, or lbyer@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:


Lorraine Byer

Content Contact:

Gregory Gerhart