[glcb] Hadley eConnect, November 5, 2010
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From: The Hadley School for the Blind
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Seminars at Hadley Presents: Yes You Can: Harry Cordellos Tells How!
Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Time: 11 AM CST, 17:00 GMT
Harry Cordellos is totally blind. He is also a world class athlete who has
competed in Ironman Triathlons, skied with the Cypress Gardens water ski team,
carried Olympic Torches for two Olympic Games, swum the Golden Gate Channel and
run in over 150 marathons. Harry also ice skates, golfs, snow skis, plays ping
pong, bowls and jumps off 10-meter boards. He was the first blind person to
complete the arduous Hawaii Ironman Triathlon and holds the national record
time for blind marathon runners. But Harry wasn’t always such a bold
Join Seminars at Hadley as Harry Cordellos tells how he overcame initial fear and
obstacles to take on some of the sports world’s most formidable challenges.
This 60 minute seminar will be moderated by Billy Brookshire, Hadley Outreach
Coordinator. A question and answer session will be included as part of the
To register for this seminar, follow this link.
Adjusting with Blindness
Whether you were born visually impaired or lost vision later in life, Hadley’s
course “Self-Esteem and Adjusting with Blindness” will help you adjust to
life's demands. Maintaining self-esteem with the changes and adaptations that
come with blindness are discussed in-depth and illustrated with quotes from
many blind persons. For additional information, follow this link.
Do you enjoy reading and discussing books? Join Hadley’s new online book group
“Hadley Book Chat.” We meet the first Monday of every month. Next month’s
meeting is Dec. 6 from 1:00-2:00 p.m. CST. Our selection is The Girl with the
Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson. This bestselling family saga filled with
murder, intrigue and suspense is sure to keep you mesmerized. The book is
available at Bookshare and the National LibraryService. For further
information and log-on instructions, contact Debbie Siegel
at siegel at hadley.edu.
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