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“The concept behind Active Learning is to create an environment that is easily accessible to all children, no matter what their challenges.” 

January 20, 2021 – It was an absolute pleasure to have Mimi Pruniski and Pat Jung on CMV Live to talk all about Active Learning! This is just a small taste of the whole presentation they have in store for the CMV Public Health and Policy Conference, which is scheduled for August 30 – September 1, 2021 in Ottawa, Ontario. We hope to see you all in our nation’s capital this summer!

About the Presenters: 

Mimi Pruniski has been an occupational therapist for almost 40 years with experience working with young children with visual impairments in preschool, elementary school and early intervention settings. She has served as a program director as well as direct service provider serving families with children with a wide variety of special needs and abilities. She specializes in working with infants and young children with complex medical needs, feeding issues and sensory concerns. 

Pat Jung is a Deafblind Specialist and has worked with the Arizona Deafblind Project for the past 18 years. She serves educators and families of children and youth across the state of Arizona who have a dual sensory loss. She especially enjoys working with children and getting to know their families. Pat has been in education for over 30 years and has degrees in Deafblind, Vision, Hearing, Cognitive Impairment, Elementary and Early Childhood Education as well as Administration of Special Education.