NFB Project STRIVE is dedicated in providing quality programs to help meet the unique needs of blind and visually impaired youth throughout Utah. Project STRIVE instructors are positive, educated, blind adults who are fully dedicated to model, mentor, encourage and teach life, education, and employment readiness skills. These skills, along with a positive attitude towards blindness is absolutely critical for blind and visually impaired youth to transition successfully as adults.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Save The Date.

SAVE THE DATENational Federation of the Blind of Utah


Red Lion Hotel

161 W. 600 S.

Salt Lake City, Utah

Thursday, May 17th – Saturday, May 19th, 2012

It is Respectable to Be Blind, NFB of Utah Leading the Way

Win An iPad 3!

Convention Highlights:

· Utah Parents of Blind Children Meet, Greet & Eat Family Event (child care will be provided)

· Parents can get a free white cane for their child

· Information for parents of blind children

· National Speaker, Mr. Jim Gashel, known nationwide for his leadership in innovative technology for the blind

· Demonstrations of latest technology for the blind

· New info for blind seniors

· Learn how to download and use electronic books for school and pleasure

· Activities for Blind or Visually Impaired students

· Lots of information for adults, students and parents

· Exciting changes at the Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired (DSBVI)

· Tips from blind individuals in the workplace

HOTEL: The NFB of Utah is subsidizing the cost of meals and hotel rooms during the convention. These steeply discounted rates are noted on the registration form for those who register by May 15. Meals start at $5 per person.

Watch for more information coming soon

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