[nfbwatlk] FW: [Nfb-seniors] join the upcoming conference calls

Mike Freeman k7uij at panix.com
Fri Apr 4 03:04:59 UTC 2014

-----Original Message-----
From: Nfb-seniors [mailto:nfb-seniors-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Judy Sanders
Sent: Thursday, April 03, 2014 7:43 PM
To: nfb-seniors at nfbnet.org
Subject: [Nfb-seniors] join the upcoming conference calls


The national federation of the Blind senior Division is proud to spotlight topics of vital interest to those losing vision later in life by hosting three conference calls to address specific issues.

The conference call number is:


The Access number:

659-633 pound for all participants.  A tone should signal that you are connected.  

The conference calls will take place at the following times and dates:

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

3:00 Eastern Standard Time,

2:00 Central Standard Time,

1:00 Mountain Time,

12:00 Pacific time.

The first conference call with the topic:  Financial Management After Blindness  will be held, Thursday, may 1 at the designated times.  Mr. Robert Burns, attorney and financial advisor for more than twenty-five years will host the call.  After losing vision Mr. Burns became an investment advisor and has wide experience in the field.  He currently resides in Omaha, Nebraska.


The second conference call will be held Thursday, May 8, 2014,  and the topic:  Blindness:  A Family Dynamic hosted by  Ms. Fatos Floyd.  Ms. Floyd has a master’s degree in counseling and has CRC andCVRCB credentials.  She is a long-time Federationist serving in many capacities, currently she is the Director at the Nebraska Rehabilitation center in Lincoln, Nebraska.  

The  third conference call will be held Wednesday, June 4 at the same times as listed above.  Jennifer Wenzel will facilitate this conference call with the topic:Cooking By Touch.

Jennifer is a blind mother raising three sighted children and has worked almost twenty years teaching independent and daily living skills to all ages from blind toddlers to school-age children and seniors.  

She attended BLIND Inc and worked in their buddy program before moving to Colorado and teaching at the Colorado Center in a number of capacities including supervising and teaching students as the residential apartment manager.  Recently she has been employed by Blind Industries and Services of Maryland (BISM) as an Independent Living instructor teaching newly blind adults non-visual daily living skills.  

Nfb-seniors mailing list
Nfb-seniors at nfbnet.org
To unsubscribe, change your list options or get your account info for Nfb-seniors:

More information about the NFBWATlk mailing list