Calendar

Events in February 2024

  • Little Learners Playgroup (online)

    Little Learners Playgroup (online)


    Feb 1

    Bring your giggles and wiggles to Little Learners weekly Zoom Playgroup, Thursdays from 9:30am - 10:15am. Enjoy fun activities with your little one, ages 0-6, while learning strategies to support your child's visual, sensory, motor and concept development. Connect with other families who understand and share your experience raising a child who is blind, has low vision, or Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Weekly activities are designed to be accessible for all, and to build upon monthly themes that you can integrate into your family routines. All are welcome!

    For more information or to register, please email Jacqueline Barden at littlelearners@lighthouse-sf.org or call 415-694-7657. Meet you in the Zoom Room!

  • 28th Annual Lowenfeld-Akeson Early Years Symposium, Connection is the Key (in-person)

    28th Annual Lowenfeld-Akeson Early Years Symposium, Connection is the Key (in-person)


    Feb 3

    28th Annual Lowenfeld-Akeson Early Years Symposium, Connection is the Key: Building rapport, relationships, and realistic expectations

    The purpose of the Lowenfeld-Akeson Early Years Symposium is to educate service providers, families and students about new developments in the fields of pediatric ophthalmology, neurology and early childhood education of children who are blind or have low vision. The 28th Annual Symposium will be held in-person on Saturday, February 3, 2024 at the California School for the Blind at  500 Walnut Street, Fremont, California. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

    This year's symposium is co-hosted by the California School for the Blind, LightHouse Little Learners, the California Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments and California Deafblind Services.

    • Keynote speaker Maurice Belote, MA, Deafblind Educational Consultant and former Project Coordinator of California Deafblind Services
    • Doctor panel featuring perspectives on the best ways to build rapport and develop reasonable expectations
    • Speaker May Nguyen, MS, Licensed Educational Psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist, California School for the Blind
    • 2024 Dr. William and Ruth Silverman Excellence in Community Partnerships Award
    • Judith Lesner Family Forum
    • Tour of the California School for the Blind campus (optional)
    • Continental breakfast and lunch provided

    Tickets to the Symposium are $50 for professionals and $20 for families and students. Families are encouraged to request a scholarship from the Silverman Scholarship Fund to attend the Symposium by emailing us at LowenfeldAkeson@gmail.com.

    Please arrive early to sign-in and enjoy a little breakfast. Our program will commence promptly at 9:00 am.

    Register for the Lowenfeld-Akeson Early Years Symposium. Registrations close on February 1, 2024.
    Accommodations must be requested by January 19, 2024.

  • Little Learners Playgroup (online)

    Little Learners Playgroup (online)


    Feb 8

    Bring your giggles and wiggles to Little Learners weekly Zoom Playgroup, Thursdays from 9:30am - 10:15am. Enjoy fun activities with your little one, ages 0-6, while learning strategies to support your child's visual, sensory, motor and concept development. Connect with other families who understand and share your experience raising a child who is blind, has low vision, or Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Weekly activities are designed to be accessible for all, and to build upon monthly themes that you can integrate into your family routines. All are welcome!

    For more information or to register, please email Jacqueline Barden at littlelearners@lighthouse-sf.org or call 415-694-7657. Meet you in the Zoom Room!

  • Little Learners Playgroup (online)

    Little Learners Playgroup (online)


    Feb 15

    Bring your giggles and wiggles to Little Learners weekly Zoom Playgroup, Thursdays from 9:30am - 10:15am. Enjoy fun activities with your little one, ages 0-6, while learning strategies to support your child's visual, sensory, motor and concept development. Connect with other families who understand and share your experience raising a child who is blind, has low vision, or Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Weekly activities are designed to be accessible for all, and to build upon monthly themes that you can integrate into your family routines. All are welcome!

    For more information or to register, please email Jacqueline Barden at littlelearners@lighthouse-sf.org or call 415-694-7657. Meet you in the Zoom Room!

  • Little Learners Playgroup (online)

    Little Learners Playgroup (online)


    Feb 22

    Bring your giggles and wiggles to Little Learners weekly Zoom Playgroup, Thursdays from 9:30am - 10:15am. Enjoy fun activities with your little one, ages 0-6, while learning strategies to support your child's visual, sensory, motor and concept development. Connect with other families who understand and share your experience raising a child who is blind, has low vision, or Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Weekly activities are designed to be accessible for all, and to build upon monthly themes that you can integrate into your family routines. All are welcome!

    For more information or to register, please email Jacqueline Barden at littlelearners@lighthouse-sf.org or call 415-694-7657. Meet you in the Zoom Room!

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