Professional Training Opportunities

Vision Forward provides professional training and webinars designed for vision professionals. Developed and presented by experts in the vision loss field, topics include cutting edge assistive technology, strategies for working with individuals with all stages of vision loss, and daily living skills. Vision Forward believes in presenting high level material in a way that makes sense.

As a member of the ACVREP, Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals, Registered Provider of Professional Learning and Education program, many of our professional training opportunities provide continuing education credits upon completion. Please refer to each opportunity for specific credit details.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

Reading Printed Text with Your Smart Phone

Many apps designed for the iPhone can provide access to printed documents using the device’s camera and optical character recognition, OCR. Learn about what options are available and see live demonstrations of each app including Seeing AI, Envision AI, Voice Dream Scanner, and KNFB Reader.

Learning Objectives

  1. Explore what apps are best suited for accessing printed text utilizing a smart phone.
  2. Through demonstration, discover the differences between mobile OCR apps.
  3. Determine which OCR app best meets the needs and skill level of your student, client, or patient

Webinar Details

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CST
ACVREP Credits: 1 (qualifies towards CATIS category 1, blind/visually impaired assistive technology)
Cost: $25.00
Please click here to register for the Reading Printed Text with Your Smart Phone opportunity.

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