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About the Program
The National Federation of the Blind of SC is the oldest and largest organization
of the blind, which coordinates many programs, services, and resources to defend the
rights of the blind, provide information and support to blind children and adults,
and builds a community that creates a future full of opportunities. This webinar
will demonstrate how The National Federation of the Blind of SC (NFBofSc), utilizes
assistive technology to build membership, network, overcome barriers and socialize.
Webinar Objectives: (3 objectives)
- Learn about the programs and services provided by the NFBofSC
- How assistive technology can be used to network, connect, and grow as an organization
- How the pandemic has augmented the need for the NFBofSC to utilize assistive technology
to overcome barriers experienced by the blind community
About the Presenter
Jennifer has a BS degree in psychology from Winthrop University and has a MSW degree
from USC Columbia. Jennifer has held many positions over the last 20 years assisting
people who are blind. In 2014, Jennifer was instrumental in the passage of the Blind
Persons Right to Parent Act, speaking to the House of Representatives and Senate Committee
about the capabilities of blind parents and bringing her young children to illustrate
her independence as a blind mother. Jennifer was elected President of the National
Federation of the Blind of SC in August 2020. She is currently the Director of Successful
Transitions, a program under the National Federation of the Blind of SC which provides
preemployment transition services to youth with disabilities ages 13 to 21. Jennifer
is very active in her community and church and loves spending time with her children.