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, offered by the American Printing House for the Blind, contains tips, techniques, tutorials, in-depth articles, and resources for and by blind or visually impaired people.
Our blog is named after the legendary Fred Gissoni, renowned for answering a seemingly infinite variety of questions on every aspect of blindness.
February's Consultant Spotlight shines on Michelle Harkey, a victim service provider providing trauma-informed services focused on at-risk youth and children in the foster care system.
Based on her dedication to youth in need, she founded Stars Mentoring Services, LLC, an internationally accredited child and family service organization that provides therapeutic mentoring to at-risk youth and counseling services for military personnel, first responders, and crime victims and their families.
Schwartz oversees SAFE’s disability services and abuse prevention program for youth and adults with a broad range of disabilities.
April's Consultant Spotlight shines on Chris Newlin, the executive director of the National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC) where he provides leadership and management and participates in national and international training and leadership activities regarding the protection of children. Newlin has provided diverse training related to the NCAC Model, the multidisciplinary response to child abuse, the international development of child advocacy centers, forensic interviewing, best practices in child abuse intervention and response, and additional child maltreatment and exploitation topics.
A recording of our March Expert Q&A session on "Assisting Male Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse" is now available for viewing, along with a copy of the Power Point, on our Expert Q&A page.
A recording of our May Capacity Building Webinar for Human Trafficking Service Providers on “Family Reunification” is now available.
Participants learned about the approaches, successes and challenges of family reunification for victims and survivors of human trafficking.