Seminars@hadley - Recreation And Leisure

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Seminars@Hadley - Recreation and Leisure

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  • Low Vision Focus @ Hadley Presents: Knitting for Fun and Fulfillment

    Low Vision Focus @ Hadley Presents: Knitting for Fun and Fulfillment

    17/02/2017

    Join Low Vision Focus @ Hadley as Caitlyn Snyder, Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist, and Mary Zemlick, Occupational Therapist and Orientation and Mobility Specialist, discuss how to enjoy knitting with low vision. They'll be discussing equipment and terminology, techniques for rake knitting, knitting in the round and using straight needles. They'll also share their expertise on where to find accessible knitting patterns and how to find local knitting groups. If you've ever wanted to begin or resume this wonderful hobby, this is the webinar for you! Ed Haines, Hadley Instructor and member of the Seminars@Hadley team, will moderate this 60-minute discussion. A question and answer session will be included as part of the seminar.

  • Blindfold Games

    Blindfold Games

    02/11/2016

    Join Seminars@Hadley as Marty Schultz, founder of Blindfold Games, discusses the science behind the games, and shares how the games are built. Larry Muffett, a member of Hadley's Seminars team, will moderate this 60-minute seminar. A question and answer session will be included as part of the seminar.

  • Geography: Talking Travel: Explore Alaska!

    Geography: Talking Travel: Explore Alaska!

    20/09/2016

    Join Seminars@Hadley as we explore the "Land of the Midnight Sun" with SueEllen O'Connor, Hadley Ambassador and Alaska State Blind Services Coordinator, and Hadley instructors Debbie Good and James Thoune, who have both toured Alaska. Our virtual trip will include: Cruising along the Inside Passage, exploring the wilderness by train and boat, and discovering the cultures of the indigenous Alaska Natives. Hear about the U.S.A.'s 49th State that is over twice the size of Texas. Come join our adventure!

  • Let the Games Begin! Accessible Games on Your iDevice

    Let the Games Begin! Accessible Games on Your iDevice

    06/09/2016

    Join Seminars@Hadley as Judith Dixon, editor of the book, Anyone Can Play: Accessible Games for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, shares some fun diversions a host of blind gamers have put together. Ed Haines, Hadley instructor and member of the Seminars@Hadley team will moderate this 60-minute seminar. A question and answer session will be included as part of the seminar.

  • Geography: Talking Travel...BellItalia!

    Geography: Talking Travel...Bell'Italia!

    12/07/2016

    Join Seminars@Hadley as instructors Ed Haines and Julie Kay, joined by Italian-born Hadley students, Caterina Lowery and Luigi Di Russo, take us to Bell'Italia! In addition to learning about Italy itself, we will hear our students share their love of the culture, food and all things Italian. Dawn Turco, Hadley Senior Vice President with an Italian heritage, will moderate this 60-minute seminar. A question and answer session will be included as part of the seminar.

  • Beep Kickball, A New Sport for Children with Visual Impairments

    Beep Kickball, A New Sport for Children with Visual Impairments

    06/07/2016

    Join Seminars@Hadley as Judy Byrd, Director of the Beep Kickball Association, provides details on how to play, the physical and psychological benefits, locations where it is currently being played, and the Association's expansion goals. Larry Muffett, a member of Hadley's Seminars team, will moderate this 60-minute seminar. A question and answer session will be included as part of the seminar.

  • The Wonders of Water Gardening

    The Wonders of Water Gardening

    23/06/2016

    Join Seminars@Hadley as Doug Rose, professional pond designer and consultant, talks about all things water gardening. Doug, who is blind and has also enjoyed a long career as an assistive technology trainer, will bring his unique perspective to this fun and rewarding gardening activity. "Take the plunge" and learn what you need to know to be the envy of your neighborhood! Ed Haines, member of the Seminars@Hadley team and Hadley gardening instructor will moderate this 60-minute session. A question and answer session will be included as part of the seminar.

  • Geography: Talking Travel: So You Think You Know Canada, Eh?

    Geography: Talking Travel: So You Think You Know Canada, Eh?

    27/04/2016

    We welcome "Canucks" Kathy Culhane, CNIB ILS Specialist form Calgary, Alberta and Tracy Garbutt, CNIB ILS Specialist from Winnipeg, Manitoba, for an enlightening look at all things Canadian. From east to west and north to south, Canada's 10 provinces, three territories, and four Great Lakes provide the background for amazing and accessible adventures. Dawn Turco, Hadley's Senior Vice President, will moderate this 60-minute seminar. Come learn what Canada's diverse population has to be proud of. Discover what Canada is all about!

  • Elements of Good Health

    Elements of Good Health

    06/04/2016

    Join Seminars@Hadley as Mel Scott, founder of BlindAlive, and her associate Lisa Salinger offer their vast knowledge and experience in this subject. Larry Muffett, a member of Hadley's Seminars team, will moderate this 60-minute seminar.

  • Adventure Sports

    Adventure Sports

    11/11/2015

    Lonnie Bedwell is a blinded veteran adventurer, white-water kayaker, climber, skier and educator. His adventures include climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and the first ever white-water kayaking expedition down the Grand Canyon by a person who is blind. Would you like to learn more about his latest efforts to make the impossible, possible?

  • Geography: Talking Travel - Discover the Treasures of Russia

    Geography: Talking Travel - Discover the Treasures of Russia

    08/10/2015

    Join Seminars@Hadley as we travel (virtually) to the largest country in the world – Russia! Hear stories about this amazing country that covers eleven time zones and hear about the lives of blind people that live there.

  • A Virtual Tour to Marvelous Melbourne: the Most Livable City Down Under

    A Virtual Tour to Marvelous Melbourne: the Most Livable City Down Under

    04/08/2015

    Join Seminars@Hadley as presenter Maribel Steel takes us on a virtual tour of her home city. Discover Melbourne's early history, its modern vibrant culture and how accessible it is for travelers who are blind or visually-impaired. You may remember Maribel from her blogging seminar with us last year!

  • A Virtual Trip to the Windy City: Chicago, IL

    A Virtual Trip to the Windy City: Chicago, IL

    19/05/2015

    Join Seminars@Hadley as instructor Judy Greene and Vice President of Education and Training Doug Anzlovar take you on a virtual tour of the "Windy City." Your tour guides will follow the timeline of historical events that made Chicago the great city it is today. They will also discuss Chicago's extensive transportation system and some of the city's favorite attractions.

  • Grow Wild! Gardening with Native Plants

    Grow Wild! Gardening with Native Plants

    06/05/2015

    This seminar will give you the basics of cultivating native plants and flowers. We'll discuss the advantages of native gardening, some varieties to try, and share resources to get started on your own wildflower adventure.

  • Geography and Travel: My Big Fat Greek Seminar

    Geography and Travel: My Big Fat Greek Seminar

    25/02/2015

    Opa! Join Seminars@Hadley for My Big Fat Greek Seminar. Travel with us via an online seminar to sunny Greece to learn about the country, its culture, history and food. Discover why it is such a popular tourist destination and why we love it!

  • The American Blind Skiing Foundation

    The American Blind Skiing Foundation

    11/02/2015

    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.

  • Braille Exchange: Braille for the Holidays

    Braille Exchange: Braille for the Holidays

    30/10/2014

    Join Seminars@Hadley as veteran Hadley instructors Susan Fisher, Sue Melrose, and Debbie Siegel discuss resources for braille holiday gifts.

  • Getting in the Game: Athletics for People with Visual Impairments

    Getting in the Game: Athletics for People with Visual Impairments

    08/10/2014

    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.

  • Have a Great Thyme With Herbs

    Have a Great Thyme With Herbs

    28/04/2014

    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.

  • Geography: Talking Travel: Cruising

    Geography: Talking Travel: Cruising

    19/03/2014

    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.

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