Conferences & Member Webinars

Member Webinars

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AER is excited to announce our upcoming calendar of Member Webinars! These are offered to members of AER. For information on AER membership please visit our membership page.

My Global Fulbright Journey: Starting New Camp Abilities in Four Countries in Fall 2019

November 2, 2020 – 12:00 – 1:00 pm Eastern

Lauren Lieberman was awarded a Global Fulbright Scholarship from the US Government for the fall of 2019. Her project was to go to Ghana, Ireland and Brazil to set up sports camps similar to Camp Abilities in these countries. Along the way she also went to South Africa and Latvia. This international exchange taught Lauren a lot about the customs and cultural values. She will share these with participants.

Functional Vision Assessment: Delphi Study Results and Where We Need to Go

November 6, 2020 – 3:00-4:00 pm Eastern

Participants will learn about the findings from a Delphi study that examined FVA practices. Topics include when to conduct an FVA, what visual skills to assess, what to include in a report, and how to share the FVA report with others. Participants will share their experience one each topic and work as a group to develop a list of action items relevant to practice and future directions for research.

AER Community Reunion Two

November 10, 2020 – 7:00 pm Eastern

Celebrate the contributions of three award recipients, hear from experts in the field of adult services in a panel moderated by AER Interim Executive Director Mark Richert, and make your voice heard during a discussion on the future of the field. The three award recipients we will celebrate this evening are:

  • Frances Kelley, Alfred Allen Award
  • Brian Charlson, Douglas C. MacFarland Award
  • Rodney J. Kossick, Ambrose M. Shotwell Award