Seminars@Hadley - Recreation and Leisure
Summary: Seminars@Hadley - Recreation and Leisure
Join Seminars@Hadley as John Erickson, accomplished blind skier and a member of the American Blind Skiing Foundation, outlines what the ABSF has to offer.
Join Seminars@Hadley as veteran Hadley instructors Susan Fisher, Sue Melrose, and Debbie Siegel discuss resources for braille holiday gifts.
Would you like to learn more about what opportunities exist for people who are blind and visually impaired to participate in sport in their communities? Are you interested in hearing how sports can be adapted to work with your vision level? Join Seminars@Hadley as Matt Simpson, membership and outreach coordinator for the United States Association of Blind Athletes, discusses opportunities and resources for becoming more active.
Join Ed Haines, Hadley Container Gardening instructor as he talks about the joys of herb gardening. We'll discuss a variety of herbs that are fun and easy to grow, and share the tools and information you need to enjoy cultivating these wonderful plants.
Join Seminars@Hadley for a discussion about taking a cruise to somewhere exciting, whether it's to the Caribbean or along the coast of Europe. We'll talk about planning, the documentation you need, and what arrangements are necessary if you have a guide dog.
Join Seminars@Hadley as Stephanie S. Van, author of New Independence! Craft Adaptations for Adults with Vision Impairments, discusses helpful hints for choosing a craft that is right for you and how to make adaptations along the way.
Open the doors to Europe as we continue our travel and geography seminars! Join instructors Sharon Howerton and Cathy Pasinski as they share their wonderful experiences as blind and sighted travelers in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
Join Seminars@Hadley as Andrew Leibs, blind athlete and author of "The Encyclopedia of Sports and Recreation for People with Visual Impairments", shares insights on the benefits of these activities and how to get started in this ever-widening world of sports and recreation.
Join Seminars@Hadley as Wendy David, author of Sites Unseen: Traveling the World Without Sight, shares her thoughts about why you want to travel, the joys of traveling and how to prepare for a trip.
Join Seminars@Hadley as Robert Simpson, a Judo competitor in the 1998 Paralympics, shares insights on what judo is, and how it can benefit your health, well-being, and personal security.
Join Seminars@Hadley as Hadley technology instructors and iDevice trainers Amy Salmon and Douglas Walker demonstrate just how easy it is to join in on the YouTube video craze.
Join Seminars@Hadley as Lawrence Gunther, North America''s best known and top-sponsored blind competitive fisher, writer, speaker and radio show host, guides participants through his five favorite fishing techniques that draw on the ability to think beyond the bobber and "feel the bite".
Join us for Seminars@Hadley as we broadcast live from the Annual Woodworking for the Blind Workshop in Deer Park, IL. The Workshop participants provide further information on the joys and challenges of woodworking.
Join Seminars@Hadley as Mark Lucas, executive director of the U.S. Association of Blind Athletes, along with Paralympic athletes Lindsay Ball and Diane Barras, share insights on training, motivation and what it is like to compete internationally against other world-class athletes.
Join Seminars@Hadley as Douglas Walker, Hadley's instructor of Assistive Technology, presents how to use the Bookshare Read2go app to search for books, download and begin reading on your iPad or iPhone.