Monthly Archives: July 2016

TVI Activities on and off Campus

The on and off campus educational activities are in full swing here at the TVI program.  In spite of thunderstorms and a heat wave, there has been much activity to witness.   The students are gaining new skills and acquiring … Continue reading

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TVI Tours Philly’s Italian Market

This past Sunday, the students in the TVI program braved the hot summer sun to head to South Philly and take a touch tour of the Italian Market.  Again lead by Trish Maunder and her Philly Touch Tour crew, everyone … Continue reading

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TVI Heads to the Philly Rock Gym

In what has been a favorite recreational activity in years past, the students in the TVI program recently spent an evening  at the Philadelphia Rock Gym in East Falls. This was an opportunity for the students to challenge themselves both … Continue reading

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TVI Mock Interview Exercise

The students in the TVI program just completed one of their most important learning activities during the three weeks: going on a mock job interview.  Although they didn’t interview for actual jobs, the experience was designed to be as realistic … Continue reading

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TVI Students Out Touring Job Sites

For the past two weeks, the students in the TVI program have been touring various job sites learning about the nuts and bolts of working for a particular company or performing a particular type of job.  For many of the … Continue reading

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TVI Has Gone to the Dogs!

On Sunday afternoon, the TVI program was invaded by scores of puppies! These dogs are all in the Seeing Eyes for the Blind guide dog training program.  The puppies live with host families until they are about 14 months of … Continue reading

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Touring Historic Philadelphia

On Sunday morning, the TVI program participated in a “touch tour” of historic Philadelphia.  The tour was conducted by an organization called “Philly Touch Tours.” The organization’s creative founder, Trish Maunder and their talented tour guide Josh Silver lead the … Continue reading

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Tour of Giant Supermarket

The TVI students in Mr. Le’s class recently toured the Giant Supermarket in Wynnewood, PA.  They were able to get an insider’s view of the operations at the store and tour the various departments, but most definitely the highlight was … Continue reading

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2016 TVI Program is in Full Swing!

No time was wasted in getting the TVI program into action on the first night.  The students all chipped in on making dinner. Pizza, salad, and left over veggies and fruit were on the menu!

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