Tandem biking on greenways or walking paths

These paved trails can be especially dangerous for tandem bikes due to the higher speeds and reduced reaction time. Especially on the weekends, you will encounter a lot of families with kids, strollers, scooters, and dogs. Many are weekend warriors or new to the concept of getting out for a workout. They are not aware of the proper etiquette nor

Do I Really Have to Learn Braille?

Now that blind students can have access to talking computers, why in the world should they have to learn Braille? Computers are fun, even addictive; Braille is hard. Computers are twenty-first century; Braille is nineteenth century. Computers are cool; Braille is, well, old-fashioned. Before looking a little more closely at the issue, a few words of self-disclosure may be in

Secrets to Following Up on the IEP

It’s tempting to think that you’re finished once the IEP is drafted. It may be helpful to remember that the IEP is a means to an end, insuring that your child gets the best, most appropriate education possible, and not an end unto itself. In this final post in the IEP series, we’ll look at some things you can do

Secrets for a Successful Transition Plan

To paraphrase the children’s nursery rhyme, when transition planning is good, it is very, very good, but, when it is bad, it is pretty worthless. Before looking at what you can do to make it “very, very good,” it might be helpful to take a minute to see what transition planning is and why it matters. Purpose. A transition plan

Secrets of a Successful IEP Meeting

In the last post, we looked at what can be done before the IEP to minimize your anxiety and make it a more productive experience for everyone. Additionally, there are a number of things that you can do in the IEP meeting itself to insure that it benefits both you and your child. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Every

“APPY” HOUR at ETTAC

The first monthly ETTAC “Appy” hour was March 20 from 4:00-5:30pm. The featured app was Be My Eyes. Everyone shared and learned about about the newest apps that can help seniors and people with disabilities. The session are held at the ETTAC offices at 116 Childress Street and featured the iPad/IPhone app “Be My Eyes” for people with low vision or who are blind. Stay

HELP US GET THIS “NEW” TANDEM

  With our growing membership, club VIBES can really use another tandem. We have the opportunity to purchase this great bike, a very low-mileage Co Motion Cappuccino. It is available for a fraction of its original cost. How can you help? $1000 of the original $1500 is already pledged.  The price also includes funds for parts and supplies needed to put

SPRING FLOWER SALE

It is almost time for our spring flower sale.  We will be taking orders April 12-26 with deliveries May 4th, in time for Mother’s Day. We will offer several selections of hanging baskets, including the huge asparagus ferns that were a favorite last year. We are selling twelve different spring varieties. They are: Boston fern Asparagus fern New guinea impatients in white, orange,

Magical Mystery Tour – Delta Gamma Field Day

The Magical Mystery Tour, a day of fun, is planned by the UT Department of Therapeutic Recreation with volunteers from Delta Gamma for persons of all ages, having any disability, and their families. This fun-filled day will be held March 28 from 10:00-3:00 in the grassy area in front of fraternity park on the UT campus. The admission of $5.00

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