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Thriving Blind in parenting masterclass series

Have you ever wished there was a resource that could guide you through advocating for your blind child in the K-12 school system, providing you with a clear roadmap of the essential support and resources to ask for to ensure their education is truly empowering and inclusive?

Welcome to "UNLOCKING SUCCESS: A Masterclass for Parents of Blind/VI Children."

We understand the challenges that often accompany the educational journey of visually impaired students, and we're here to empower parents with the knowledge and tools they need to navigate these hurdles.

Did you know that students with visual impairments face a staggering 70% dropout rate in high school? Additionally, only 10 percent of students who require braille actually receive it, limiting their access to a fundamental educational tool. Amidst these alarming statistics, parents often find themselves overwhelmed when trying to navigate the complex school systems that their blind children are a part of.

Our masterclass is designed to provide you with invaluable insights, strategies, and resources, ensuring that your child's educational path is one of empowerment and success.

Together, let's unlock the potential for a brighter future for our visually impaired children.

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Monday 10/2/2023 12:00-1:00pm (Eastern)









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Charlie Collins

Charlie Collins is a dynamic force in the world of success coaching and business leadership, with a unique perspective as a legally blind certified Success Principles trainer and a thriving business owner. With a keen focus on empowering individuals to unlock their fullest potential, Charlie's expertise has transformed countless lives. As a featured speaker in our masterclass, he is set to unveil the number one success principle that lays the foundation for triumph in academics and beyond for children who are blind or low vision. His insights are poised to inspire parents, educators, and students alike, guiding them toward a path of boundless achievement.

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Kristin Smedley

Kristin Smedley is a dynamic TEDx speaker, best-selling author of "Thriving Blind," and a dedicated mother who defied all odds by guiding her two blind sons to exceed expectations both academically and in their communities. Armed with a unique perspective, Kristin's journey from uncertainty to empowerment has made her a beacon of inspiration. As a featured speaker in our masterclass, she will unveil the practical and repeatable strategies she implemented to empower her sons to achieve remarkable success. Kristin's insights will undoubtedly resonate with parents, educators, and anyone seeking to create a transformative impact in the lives of visually impaired children.

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Cori Andrews

Cori Andrews is a seasoned education professional who has dedicated 28 years to making a profound impact on the lives of visually impaired students. Serving as an Itinerant Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) in a public school district north of Houston, Cori has guided hundreds of students through the intricate stages of the K-12 education system. Her unique perspective from the educator's side offers unparalleled insights into the secrets of success and the common pitfalls to avoid. As a featured speaker, Cori will provide a wealth of practical knowledge, equipping parents and educators with the tools they need to navigate the educational journey of blind and low vision students with confidence and excellence.

Can't make it to the LIVE Masterclass?

See below how to get the recording AND connect with mentors and a community to support you on your journey to guide your child to success!

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