(FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Kentucky students who are blind and visually impaired will have a chance to enhance their independent living skills and learn about new resources at the Second Annual Visionary Day on April 28. Visionary Day activities will be 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. CT at the Paducah campus of Murray State University, 4430 Sunset Ave.
The event, which brings together students, their families, teachers and service providers to network and learn from each other, is hosted by the Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) and West Kentucky Educational Cooperative (WKEC).
Students will participate in hands-on learning activities designed to teach independent living skills. The sessions include using adapted appliances, using adapted kitchen utensils, guide dog training and more.
Community and statewide agencies including Lab Computers Inc., Kentucky Office for the Blind, Murray State University, Center for Accessible Living, KY Spin, National Federation for the Blind and the KSB Charitable Foundation also will share information with families and service providers.
The event is free, but participants must register at www.wkec.org. The registration deadline is April 8.