Dr. Betsy Flener received her doctorate from Vanderbilt University in 1992 with a specialization in visual impairments and multiple disabilities. She has over 25 years of experience working with students who have visual impairments and also those with additional disabilities. Additionally, she has taught students with learning disabilities and mild cognitive challenges. She recently retired from her position as a regional consultant for Kentucky School for the Blind. She is currently an assistive technology consultant at GRREC. She is a published author and has presented nationally on such topics as septo-optic dysplasia, Response to Intervention (RtI), technology, advocacy, self-determination, keyboarding skills, communication for students with complex needs, literacy instruction for students with multiple disabilities, and the iPad for students with multiple disabilities, She recently completed 3 webinars focusing on the iPad for the American Foundation for the Blind.