Registration closes March 28, 2023

Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Start time: 2:30 p.m.

End time: 4 p.m.





In this webinar, participants will learn about the basic types of magnifiers: standalone, desktop, portable, and handheld. Which one will best meet your student’s needs? Join Ann McKay-Bacon and Nancy Ozinga, MDE-LIO Technology Team instructors and retired teacher consultants for the visually impaired (TCVIs), as they discuss the multitude of magnifiers.

About Talk Tech Tuesdays

In this free webinar series, learn skills and techniques for teaching assistive technology (AT) to students who are Blind or Visually Impaired (BVI). Each session will be held the last Tuesday of every month through May 2023. These webinars are open to anyone who would like to brush up on their AT skills, learn about recent AT updates, obtain resources, and more!


Professionals, parents, college students studying BVI professions, and high school students in grades 10-12 are welcome to attend.

Required Technology

This event will be conducted online via Zoom; participants do not need to have Zoom, but they must have internet access and a computer with a camera.

Online Event Expectations

Participants are expected to be respectful and courteous to others during this event. MDE-LIO reserves the right to mute, turn off video, and/or remove participants who do not adhere to this expectation.


It is important for participants to request accessibility accommodations at least three weeks prior to the event. Outside agencies MDE-LIO contracts with to provide accommodations cannot guarantee services if requests are made in less than three weeks.

Contact Information

MDE-LIO Events