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Perkins School for the Blind May Transition Talk: Opening the Door to a Self-Determined Life Using Technology

May 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT


Perkins School for the Blind Transition Center

Parent, Alice Brouhard is a champion of the use of technology, especially tablet technology and Amazon Alexa, to assist individuals with memory, physical and cognitive challenges.

Alice will discuss and demonstrate the setup and use of the two low-cost apps ($19.99 and $1.99!). She will also discuss ways to use Alexa as another key to open the door to support self-determination!

Guest Speaker: Alice Brouhard, parent

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 6:30-7:30pm EST (Eastern time)

For series information and to register:

Transition Talks is a series of monthly, virtual workshops hosted by the Perkins Transition Center and industry experts, designed to help you plan your blind or visually impaired young adult’s future after high school. These workshops are open to families from across the country. Throughout the year, we’ll talk about robust topics including the self-determined IEP, housing options, state and federal benefits, guardianship, financial and legal planning and more. Please email with questions.


May 14
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT


Virtual Event