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APH is on the go! Check out the conferences, conventions, and events we’re attending this year.

Upcoming Appearances

  • American Council of the Blind 61st Annual Conference and Convention

    July 1–8, 2022

    Hilton Omaha
    1001 Cass St
    Omaha, NE

    Description

    The American Council of the Blind holds its annual Conference and Convention in a different US city each summer. Attendees can learn about what is happening within the blindness community, develop strategies for advocating on behalf of people who are blind or visually impaired, explore new blindness and low vision technologies, products and services, meet with product vendors, experience what the convention surroundings have to offer on fun and informative tours, and most importantly, connect with other blind and visually impaired friends and colleagues from across North America and throughout the world.

    Sessions

    Delivering Quality and Affordability: APH High-tech Refreshable Braille Solutions—Joe Hodge

    Sunday, July 3 at 4:00 p.m.

    At APH, our Mantis Q40 and Chameleon 20 refreshable braille devices have set a standard for high quality and affordability. Join members of our APH team and decide for yourself what makes these innovative solutions effective for work, school, and home. Learn how our braille-reading customers have benefited and what the future holds.

    Exhibit Hours

    Saturday, July 2, 1:00–6:30 p.m.
    Sunday, July 3, 11:00–5:00 p.m.
    Monday, July 4, 11:00–5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, July 5, 11:00–:00 p.m.
    Wednesday, July 6, 9:00–1:00 p.m.

    Resources

    Please take this very short Braille Display Survey and tell us what’s most important to you!

    Join the Mantis and Chameleon mailing list.

    Join our braille display focus group.

    APH Products and Services for ACB 2022 (.pdf)

  • National Federation of the Blind

    July 5-10, 2022

    New Orleans Marriott
    555 Canal St.
    New Orleans, LA 70130

    Description

    The National Federation of the Blind National Convention is the largest gathering of blind people in the world. It is the premier event for training, support, and information for the blind community. It also serves as a governing body, democratically electing our leadership and establishing each year’s organizational priorities.

    Exhibit Hours

    Wednesday, July 6, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
    Thursday, July 7, 9 a.m.–5pm.
    Friday, July 8, 12–1:45 p.m. and 7–9 p.m.
    Saturday, July 9, 12–1:45 p.m.

    Resources

    Please take this very short Braille Display Survey and tell us what’s most important to you!

    Join the Polly Wait List

    APH Products and Services for NFB 2022 (.pdf)

  • Association for Education and Rehabilitation Biennial International Conference

    July 20–24, 2022

    Union Station Hotel
    1820 Market St.
    St. Louis, MO 63103

    Description

    The 2022 AER Biennial International Conference is the largest gathering of professionals who provide services to those who are blind or visually impaired. Marked as the top-rated educational and networking event of the year, this conference boasts a wide range of sessions led by thought leaders, esteemed practitioners, and seasoned experts.

    Sessions

    Braille: Refreshing Knowledge, *Blasting* Down Barriers, and BINGO!

    Kyle De Jute and Dawn Eadens
    Thursday, July 21, 9:45–11:15 a.m.

    Learning SmART: Learning Concepts Through Art

    Karen Poppe
    Thursday, July 21, 11:45–12:45 p.m.

    Navigation and Dynamic Content in a New eBRF

    William Freeman and Greg Stilson
    Thursday, July 21, 11:45–12:45 p.m.

    Everything Old is New Again! Welcome to the new APH ConnectCenter

    Olaya Landa-Vialard and Kathryn Botsford
    Thursday, July 21, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Code Jumper: Computer Science, Careers, and the Expanded Core Curriculum

    Beth Dudycha
    Thursday, July 21, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    Free and Easy Tactile Graphics—Tactile Graphics Image Library

    Sally Hart
    Thursday, July 21, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    Digital Learning: APH Hive Courses Built for You

    Amy Campbell
    Thursday, July 21, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    What’s Your Vision for APH VisionAware?

    Katie Frederick and Pris Rogers
    Friday, July 22, 9:45–11:15 a.m.

    A Million Manipulatives in Your Pocket

    Leanne Grillot
    Friday, July 22, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Learn about APH Press

    Heather Spence and Jess Bryant
    Friday, July 22, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    Call the Braille Midwife: standardized assessments and braille

    Kyle DeJute and Katherine Padgett
    Friday, July 22, 5:00–6:00 p.m.

    Educational Tools: APH Mantis Q40 and APH Chameleon 20

    Leslie Weilbacher, Cecilia Robinson, Bruce McClanahan
    Sunday, July 24, 10:15–11:15 a.m.

    Teaching Math to the Blind: Graphing in Classrooms

    Li Zhou
    Sunday, July 24, 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

    Poster Sessions

    O&M Service Decisions: What is guiding them if it’s not assessment?

    Lauralyn Randles
    Saturday, July 23, 1:15–2:30 p.m.

    Exhibit Hours

    Friday, July 22, 9:00 am–5:00 pm
    Saturday, July 23, 9:00 am–3:00 pm

    Resources

    Please take this very short Braille Display Survey and tell us what’s most important to you!

    Join the Polly Wait List

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