The Northern Chapter of the California Association of Orientation and Mobility Specialists (N-CAOMS) is proud to present this webinar.
Description: This webinar will address the origin, purpose, provisions and legal implications of the new California Law, "Visually Impaired Pupils - Expanded Core Curriculum" (ECC). Jaye Shupin, O&M Specialist, will provide a brief introduction. Christian Knox, a well-respected private disability rights attorney specializing in educational services to visually impaired children, will address the impact that the law is expected to have on services provided to visually impaired students in California's school system and will provide recommendations for implementation and advocacy. Jeff Thom, Disability Rights Advocate, will summarize the plans for future legislative advocacy efforts to address the ECC in California. The target audience is TVIs, O&Ms, youth with visual impairments, parents of visually impaired children, special education administrators, and advocates for children with visual impairment.
- Participants will learn the purpose and basic provisions of California's ECC law
- Participants will understand the current and anticipated impact of the law on TVI and O&M services
- Participants will learn about their options for advocating for implementation of the law at the local and state level
Cost: No Charge to Attend
CEUs: Optional 2.5 ACVREP CEUs will be available at no cost to current CAOMS Members and for $37 for non-CAOMS Members. Participants interested in CEUs for this webinar should complete the CAOMS ACVREP CEU Registration Form via this LINK: https://forms.gle/MFaCATv2XimhGyuQA
CAOMS membership is only $30 annually and is open to professionals across the nation. To learn more about CAOMS or CAOMS Membership please visit www.caoms.org.