Virtual Trainings Jan/Feb 2021
VRCBVI - Live the Life You've Imagined

VRCBVI is pleased to offer virtual training opportunities throughout January and February, 2021!

All sessions are open to anyone and free of charge. Each training will begin at 1:00 pm and will end no later than 3:00 pm. Please check out and select events you'd like to attend, then tell us about yourself near the bottom of this form. You will receive a confirmation email containing login / call in information for each event you select. If you use Google Calendar, there is also a link you can use to create a reminder of the event, which we hope you'll take advantage of! If your email address is entered incorrectly, you will not receive this information successfully. Like our prior trainings, we will be using Zoom as our virtual platform. If any accommodations are needed, please contact Amy Phelps ( no later than fourteen days in advance of the training. And if you have any questions about the registration process or virtual training sessions, please contact Greg Chittum at 804-371-3204 or Finally, we offer certificates of participation to individuals who need to maintain professional certification. If you would like a certificate for a training you attend, please email with the title of the presentation, the beginning and ending codes, and the certification you are maintaining.

Virginia Rehabilitation Center for the Blind and Vision Impaired
Virtual Trainings - January / February, 2021
Mondays and Wednesdays
January 11 to February 24
Monday, February 22 - 1:00 to 2:30 (1 hour 30 minutes) Pre-ETS
Skills vs. Confidence
When it comes to independent cane travel, is one more important over the other? Or, are they both essential tools for success? Gather with us as we explore these two areas of importance, and decide each of their roles within the life of an experienced, effective, and competent traveler who happens to be blind or vision impaired.
Presenter: Becky Keller, Lead Orientation and Mobility Instructor
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Wednesday, February 24 - 1:00 to 2:30 (1 hour 30 minutes) Pre-ETS
Making Braille Work for You
Have you ever had someone tell you that when you go to college or work you won’t have access to Braille? Hear from a panel of individuals who will debunk that misconception as they describe the ways they use Braille on the job.
Presenter: Domonique Lawless, Braille Instructor
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