Transitions: The 2022 National Coding Symposium: An opportunity to explore career options

_________________________  Sean Plumer learned so much about potential careers in computer coding and programming at the 2021 APH National Coding Symposium, he’s already signed up for this year’s event, which runs May 9-13, 2022 online.  A 17-year-old junior in high school, Sean has been interested in computer coding since before he began losing his vision … Continued

Transitions: Introducing Payton Polk, STEAM Student and APH-Papano Scholarship Recipient for 2021

Editor’s Note: Meet Payton Polk, the 2021 recipient of the APH-Papano Scholarship for STEAM students.  Payton, a biochemistry major at UCLA and shares her experiences navigating classes at UCLA as a person with a visual impairment.  This blog also appears on the APH CareerConnect website.  APH: Hi Payton! Thank you for taking the time to share your story. Would you begin by telling us a little about … Continued

Transition: Preparing Your Student for Success in the Computer Coding Field

Computer coding to create websites and apps is a solid career choice – and one that’s particularly well-suited to people who are blind or visually impaired. That’s why APH ConnectCenter and California College for the Blind are co-hosting the free, virtual 2021 National Coding Symposium for students May 11-14 (details below) to expose students to a wealth of information about the field.  One of the biggest … Continued