Photo of Beth signing books at an appearance.

June 3, 2017, Saturday, The Bookstore475 N. Main, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137. Beth will read from her new book Writing Out Loud, and sign copies of the book afterward.

May 11, 2017, Thursday, 11:30 to 12:30 p.m., Center for Life and Learning, a learning community for adults 60 and more at Fourth Presbyterian Church. Book Presentation and signing. 126 E. Chestnut St., Chicago, IL 60611, 312.981.3387

Students in a Hough Street Elementary School classroom.

May 4, 2017, Thursday, Hough Street Elementary School, 310 S Hough St., Barrington, IL 60010. Beth will speak to second-graders about how she travels with her Seeing Eye dog, and how she navigates life without being able to see.

Rosalyn students looking at iPads.

May 4, 2017, ThursdaySchool Presentation, Roslyn Road Elementary School, 224 Roslyn Road, Barrington, IL 60010. Beth will speak to second-graders about how she travels with her Seeing Eye dog, and how she navigates life without being able to see.

Gentleman walking dog

April 24, 2017, Monday, keynote speaker for Wisconsin AER / Vision & Orientation and Mobility Professionals Conference, Holiday Inn Hotel & convention Center, 1001 Amber Ave., Stevens Point, WI.

Lecture hall

April 20, 2017, Thursday, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Guest Lecture: Companion Animals in Society, Foellinger auditorium
Urbana, IL 61801

Fish swimming

March 30, 2017, Thursday, 1 to 3 pm: Panelist, Accessibility and Inclusion, Shedd Aquarium Department on Planning and Design. Panel of 4 will share their experience with various disabilities. Chicago, IL 312.692.3315

February 24, 2017, Friday, 5:30 pm: Victory Gardens Theater Access project, Disability and the Arts Program. 2433 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, ILL 60614. 773-328-2130

Group of Kids

February 6, 2017, Monday, 1:15 pm: Presentation to 2nd graders at Frances Xavier Warde School, Old St. Patrick’s Campus, 120 South DesPlaines Street, Chicago, IL  60661  312-466-0700.

Preschoolers drawing

January 10, 2017, Tuesday, 10am – 11am: Presentation for preschoolers at Kindi Academy, 5801 Westview Lane, Lisle, IL  60532, 630-560-4900.

Seeing eye dog

November 29, 2016, 12:30 to 1:50pm, Guest Lecture, Animal Science 250: Companion Animals in Society:  University of Illinois Department of Animal Sciences, Urbana, IL.

Kids in classroom

October 21, 2016, Friday, 1:30 pm: Wilmot Elementary School, Disability Awareness Week presentation. 795 Wilmot Road, Deerfield, IL.

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