Seminars@Hadley - Recreation and Leisure
Summary: Seminars@Hadley - Recreation and Leisure
Join Low Vision Focus @ Hadley as Caitlyn Snyder, Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist, and Mary Zemlick, Occupational Therapist and Orientation and Mobility Specialist, discuss how to enjoy knitting with low vision. They'll be discussing equipment and terminology, techniques for rake knitting, knitting in the round and using straight needles. They'll also share their expertise on where to find accessible knitting patterns and how to find local knitting groups. If you've ever wanted to begin or resume this wonderful hobby, this is the webinar for you! Ed Haines, Hadley Instructor and member of the Seminars@Hadley team, will moderate this 60-minute discussion. A question and answer session will be included as part of the seminar.
Join Seminars@Hadley as Marty Schultz, founder of Blindfold Games, discusses the science behind the games, and shares how the games are built. Larry Muffett, a member of Hadley's Seminars team, will moderate this 60-minute seminar. A question and answer session will be included as part of the seminar.
Join Seminars@Hadley as we explore the "Land of the Midnight Sun" with SueEllen O'Connor, Hadley Ambassador and Alaska State Blind Services Coordinator, and Hadley instructors Debbie Good and James Thoune, who have both toured Alaska. Our virtual trip will include: Cruising along the Inside Passage, exploring the wilderness by train and boat, and discovering the cultures of the indigenous Alaska Natives. Hear about the U.S.A.'s 49th State that is over twice the size of Texas. Come join our adventure!
Join Seminars@Hadley as Judith Dixon, editor of the book, Anyone Can Play: Accessible Games for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, shares some fun diversions a host of blind gamers have put together. Ed Haines, Hadley instructor and member of the Seminars@Hadley team will moderate this 60-minute seminar. A question and answer session will be included as part of the seminar.
Join Seminars@Hadley as instructors Ed Haines and Julie Kay, joined by Italian-born Hadley students, Caterina Lowery and Luigi Di Russo, take us to Bell'Italia! In addition to learning about Italy itself, we will hear our students share their love of the culture, food and all things Italian. Dawn Turco, Hadley Senior Vice President with an Italian heritage, will moderate this 60-minute seminar. A question and answer session will be included as part of the seminar.
Join Seminars@Hadley as Judy Byrd, Director of the Beep Kickball Association, provides details on how to play, the physical and psychological benefits, locations where it is currently being played, and the Association's expansion goals. Larry Muffett, a member of Hadley's Seminars team, will moderate this 60-minute seminar. A question and answer session will be included as part of the seminar.
Join Seminars@Hadley as Doug Rose, professional pond designer and consultant, talks about all things water gardening. Doug, who is blind and has also enjoyed a long career as an assistive technology trainer, will bring his unique perspective to this fun and rewarding gardening activity. "Take the plunge" and learn what you need to know to be the envy of your neighborhood! Ed Haines, member of the Seminars@Hadley team and Hadley gardening instructor will moderate this 60-minute session. A question and answer session will be included as part of the seminar.
We welcome "Canucks" Kathy Culhane, CNIB ILS Specialist form Calgary, Alberta and Tracy Garbutt, CNIB ILS Specialist from Winnipeg, Manitoba, for an enlightening look at all things Canadian. From east to west and north to south, Canada's 10 provinces, three territories, and four Great Lakes provide the background for amazing and accessible adventures. Dawn Turco, Hadley's Senior Vice President, will moderate this 60-minute seminar. Come learn what Canada's diverse population has to be proud of. Discover what Canada is all about!
Join Seminars@Hadley as Mel Scott, founder of BlindAlive, and her associate Lisa Salinger offer their vast knowledge and experience in this subject. Larry Muffett, a member of Hadley's Seminars team, will moderate this 60-minute seminar.
Lonnie Bedwell is a blinded veteran adventurer, white-water kayaker, climber, skier and educator. His adventures include climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and the first ever white-water kayaking expedition down the Grand Canyon by a person who is blind. Would you like to learn more about his latest efforts to make the impossible, possible?
Join Seminars@Hadley as we travel (virtually) to the largest country in the world – Russia! Hear stories about this amazing country that covers eleven time zones and hear about the lives of blind people that live there.
Join Seminars@Hadley as presenter Maribel Steel takes us on a virtual tour of her home city. Discover Melbourne's early history, its modern vibrant culture and how accessible it is for travelers who are blind or visually-impaired. You may remember Maribel from her blogging seminar with us last year!
Join Seminars@Hadley as instructor Judy Greene and Vice President of Education and Training Doug Anzlovar take you on a virtual tour of the "Windy City." Your tour guides will follow the timeline of historical events that made Chicago the great city it is today. They will also discuss Chicago's extensive transportation system and some of the city's favorite attractions.
This seminar will give you the basics of cultivating native plants and flowers. We'll discuss the advantages of native gardening, some varieties to try, and share resources to get started on your own wildflower adventure.
Opa! Join Seminars@Hadley for My Big Fat Greek Seminar. Travel with us via an online seminar to sunny Greece to learn about the country, its culture, history and food. Discover why it is such a popular tourist destination and why we love it!