The Tele-Support Presentation program provides information about topics related to supporting children, teens, and families with vision loss. Topics are selected by participants in the Lighthouse Guild’s Tele-Support Network and include child development, education, and advocacy. All are welcome to join us on the third Monday of every month for a FREE presentation featuring an expert in the field of vision loss.
Monday, August 15, 2022 8:30PM-9:30PM EST
Getting You and Your Child Ready for a Successful School Year
This presentation will provide parents of children with visual impairments with some helpful tips when either returning to school or starting school for the first time.
About the Speakers:
Nancy Doyle has over 17 years of experience as a New York State Certified Teacher of the Visually Impaired teaching children with visual impairment and other disabilities in a preschool setting. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Illustration from Pratt Institute and a Master of Science in Early Childhood Education from Hunter College.
Gale Delaney has over 15 years of experience as a mobility instructor. She has worked with students of all ages in community and school settings. During her time at St. Joseph’s School for the Blind in New Jersey, Gale developed programs that incorporated music and movement with traditional mobility. In 2012, Gale joined the mobility department at The New York Institute for Special Education servicing students from kindergarten to age 21 where she trained students in independent travel Currently, she works in the Lighthouse Guild Saturday Youth Program as an arts and crafts teacher and Vision Rehabilitation Instructor. Gale graduated from the Vision Program at the University of Massachusetts.