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Clarksville Transit System takes part in BELL Academy

 

Travel training helps low-vision children navigate bus system

Clarksville Transit SystemClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Transit System (CTS) participated in the NFB BELL Academy, a National Federation of the Blind program that helps blind and low-vision children to be more confident and independent for the third straight year.

Last Friday, on the final day of the week long camp hosted at Austin Peay State University, CTS staff trained more than 15 academy participants on how to navigate the transit system.

Paul Nelson, Clarksville Transit System transportation manager, explains to a girl how to navigate the transit system during the BELL Academy, a National Federation of the Blind program hosted June 3-7 at APSU. More than 15 participants with varying degrees of vision loss received training on how to navigate the transit system as part of the camp, which included arts and crafts, sports and recreational activities, community field trips, and other fun activities. (CTS)

Paul Nelson, Clarksville Transit System transportation manager, explains to a girl how to navigate the transit system during the BELL Academy, a National Federation of the Blind program hosted June 3-7 at APSU. More than 15 participants with varying degrees of vision loss received training on how to navigate the transit system as part of the camp, which included arts and crafts, sports and recreational activities, community field trips, and other fun activities. (CTS)

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My Two Cents: Do you see what I see?

 

My Two-Cents with Hank BonecutterClarksville, TN – In a media career that spanned over 40 years, I’ve been blessed to have met a lot of incredible people.  Rock stars, celebrities, politicians and more. 

But what I’ve enjoyed the most is meeting people who’ve been dealt a bad hand, but have persevered and made the most of their life.  They refuse to let their circumstances dictate who they are.     

This is just that kind of story.

Tracy Bettencourt

Tracy Bettencourt

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