The Peer Tutor session for the Bearden High School students went great yesterday. The Peer Tutor group from Bearden High School made a field trip to see the Club VIBES Club House. John and Sue covered things with them about how important the students’ jobs are in assisting as peer tutors in the schooling times of disabled youth and friends. Students also learned of other
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John and Sue Buckley will be attending the American Council of the Blind Conference in Las Vegas in July. In addition to ACB, John is a member (and treasurer) of American Alliance of Blind Teachers and Sue is a member of Blind Information Technology Services. By participating in these organizations they are able to provide input and keep up to
Thank you to everyone who came out and supported Club VIBES last night at Gatti’s in Maryville. We had a great turn out and the staff at Gatti’s are always welcoming. If you missed this event, we will be back at Gatti’s Thursday March 27th from 5p-9p. All the money raised through the sale of Braille items and all tips
We would like to send out a big THANK YOU! to everyone who came out to Jason’s Deli tonight to support Club VIBES. It was enjoyable to meet new friends and to catch up with those we hadn’t seen in a few days due to the weather. Thank you again!
Club VIBES members have the following items available for sale. 100% of the proceeds go towards our members who will be going to California in July 2014 to participate in Cycling for Sight. *Braille Bracelets come in three sizes – child, teen and adult. $3ea *Braille Keychains say Love, Live, Peace, Hope, Jesus or Faith. $8ea **The keychains will only
A big Thank You to Jim McCarten for presenting on Special Needs Trusts tonight. The session contained a lot of great information. Parents, if you were unable to attend, email us as we have additional packets of Jim’s presentation.
Club VIBES ran across this good podcast for our families to know about. Check it out. Larry Lewis is the trainer that Club VIBES hosted last February with the Knox County Schools. He worked with our Vision Specialists to assist them in learning more about their iPads and iOS devices. Tech Doctor Podcast: “iOS Success: Helping Teachers and Parents
A great app to check out is Tap Tap See in the Apple App store. It helps you identify items without trying to locate a bar code on the package. Visit the Apple App store to download the free* app and then visit this YouTube link to learn how to best use it. A note from Melissa: I have
The Club VIBES news story taped last week on Cherokee Blvd will be aired on Tuesday January 8th between 4pm and 5pm on Channel 10 WBIR. The story will be only a few minutes long but will be a good one as Fausto and Tate were both interviewed.