The Northern Rockies AER Chapter is hosting the perfect conference for you! From October 29th-31st, in Couer D’ Alene, Idaho, we present to you NR AER Conference 2019: Getting ThAER!. Please click on the link for more information: Getting ThAER! Flier

Please click on the NRAER Full Conference Program 2019: Full Conference Program


  • Magnificent Couer d’Alene Resort to Host 2019 NRAER Conference Oct. 29 – 31
  • Idaho creates state transition coordinator position to develop programs and activites for youth
  • Ski for Light – Feb. 14 – 18
  • WY Rendezvous Nordic Ski day set for Casper, Feb. 21
  • MSDB staff members receive prestigious awards at APH annual meeting
  • Steve Gettel receives Bill English Award
  • NRAER member Mark O’Brien receives MAB Dorothy Bridgeman Award
  • BLVS of Montana slowly able to provide more services – Great Falls office to hire supervisor, vision rehab therapist, O&M specialist, and secretary
  • NFB holds convention in Helena – supports legislation for improved services to blind children and penalties for attacks on guide dogs
  • Montana Association for the Blind seeks staff for Summer Orientation Program June 17 – July 12 in Helena
  • NRAER members visit APH prison braille products
  • The Next Step Clinic held in Lander

Past Events

2017 Northern Rockies Conference

2015 Northern Rockies Conference

2014 Northern Rockies Conference

Ski for Light Montana

Visit to read about the annual “Ski for Light Montana ” event in West Yellowstone.  Visit the website to learn more about “Trekk for Light”, too. Visit the Ski For Light, Inc., website at to learn about how the program got its start.