Prime Timers Event: Can You See Me Now?

Friday, August 25, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.

A Presentation by Sheri Frisque which will focus on Technology and Vision Resources. ­Participants will learn where to find resources for low vision in the Twin Cities, use smartphones, tablets and/or computers as aides for low vision, set up adaptive features on personal electronic device, ­identify and access the resources available from Mount Zion, and load the Mishkhan Hanefesh ebook and/or other Jewish apps onto their personal device.

Sherilyn Frisque, has been a teacher for seventeen years and is currently with Intermediate School District (ISD 917).  As a Teacher of the Blind/Visually Impaired and Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist, she works with students ranging in ages from infants to 21 years old. Sheri is passionate about leveling the playing field for her students using accommodations and modifications that encourage her students to be academically competitive with their peers. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and a Masters of Special Education from Northern Illinois University. Sheri is also a state mentor for the Minnesota Department of Education for new teachers and a Cognitive Coach for new employees within her district. Sheri is a member of the Accessibility and Inclusion Working Group at Mount Zion Temple and an active member of the Women of Mount Zion Temple, the Women of Reform Judaism (WRJ) and currently is on the Midwest Regional Board of WRJ. She enjoys quilting with her mother and friends, playing cards, and reading. She is the parent of two grown sons, Isaac and Scott, has recently become the guardian of her 16-year-old cousin Madison, and enjoys spending “Crazy Aunt Sheri” time with her eight nieces and two nephews.

 

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