Conference Handouts 2016

To access the conference handouts, click on the page link at the top of the page.

Spring Conference 2016 Registration is Now Open!

We now have our registration open for the PNWAER Conference being held in Spokane, WA on April 22-23, with a pre-conference on April 21st. The link to registration is: The link for credit card payments can be found at Conference agenda is not yet available, but some highlights will include: Keynote Speaker: Scotty ...

White Cane Safety Day Events!

White Cane Safety Day Events!
In recognition of Disability Employment Awareness Month and White Cane Safety Day, the Department of Services for the Blind (DSB) is hosting an Open House to showcase the tools, techniques, and technologies that help people with visual impairments enjoy independence at home, in the community, and in the workplace. Open House activities include: demonstrations of ...

Save the Date! 2016 PNW AER Conference

The 2016 PNW AER Conference will be held at The Davenport Grand Hotel in Spokane, WA on April 21st (pre-conference), 22nd, and 23rd. We look forward to seeing you there!

Handouts from Frances Mary D’Andrea’s sessions

Handouts from Frances Mary D'Andrea's sessions
Dear conference attendees, I am so sorry for the confusion. I did indeed receive Frances Mary’s handouts. I am still not sure how I missed getting them on the flash drive. Again, my apologies for the confusion Tracey Gaver Click the links below to get the handouts: D’Andrea assessment handout D’Andrea Comprehension handout

2015 Keynote Speaker: Nicole C. Kear, Author of “Now I See You”

The below information is from her website “Nicole is the author of the memoir Now I See You (St. Martin’s), heralded as a Best New Book by People magazine and Amazon, and chosen as a Must-Read by Family Circle, Redbook, Martha Stewart Living, Marie Claire UK and others. A native of New York, she ...

PNW AER 2015 Conference: List of Presentations as of 1/5/15

– Preconference: Unified English Braille Code – Keynote: To Be Announced – Part I: The Cranmer Abacus; An essential math tool for VI Students. Can you teach it? (Full Day Workshop) – Making the Grade–No More “B” for Blind. The Solution: Accredited Distance Learning Math Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Math TVIs – Babies Count: ...

Tentative PNWAER Conference Times 2015

Thursday, February 26 Preconference 8:00-5:00 Friday, February 27 Opening/Keynote Presentation 8:30-10:00 Exhibit Hall open 10:00-5:00 Coffee Break 10:00-10:30 Full-Day Session 10:30-12 and 2:00-4:40 Session 1: 10:30-11:40 am Session 2: 11:50-12:00 Lunch/Exhibit Hall 12:00-2:00 (12:00-1:30 Lunch, 1:30-2:00 Exhibit Hall) Session 3: 2:00-3:10 Coffee Break 3:10-3:30 Session 4: 3:30-4:40 Saturday, February 28 Exhibit Hall open 10:00-2:00 Session ...

2015 Conference Registration

Our 2015 Conference Registration is now open! Please go to to register online. If you have any questions or concerns contact Emily Coleman at and we look forward to seeing you in February 2015!

Calling for Presenters for the 2015 Conference

We are seeking presenters for our 2015 Conference in Vancouver, WA, February 27-28. If you’re interested please contact Tracey Gaver at or Emily Coleman at for more information and for the required paperwork. We’ve been receiving a lot of interest and we can’t wait to get more!