February 2018: Phone Conference on How Blind Students Can Do Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

Contributed by Robert Jaquiss
Editor of Independence Science Newsletter

(First published in January 2018)

The Science and Engineering Division of the National Federation of the Blind and the National Association of Blind Students present a joint phone conference on how blind professionals, and blind college and graduate students are succeeding in

courses to do with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The call-in number is the NABS conference line 712-770-5197, Participant Access Code: 265669. The call will occur at 9PM EST through 10PM EST on Monday, February 12, 2018.

Topics will be of interest for blind students in middle school, high school,

college and graduate school. Parents of blind school-aged children and

educators are also welcome. Topics will include succeeding as a blind person in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and engineering. Some portion of the presentation will address how to succeed in a laboratory setting.