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"Focus" on Vision Impairment and Blindness Conference: Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disability and Vision Loss

Hello Everyone!!!   Registration is Open!!

Please join us for our 14th annual “Focus” on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference:  Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disability & Vision Loss on March 13, 2019 at the Four Points by Sheraton, Norwood, MA, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm. 

Hello Everyone!!!   Registration is Open!!
Please join us for our 14th annual “Focus” on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference:  Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disability & Vision Loss on March 13, 2019 at the Four Points by Sheraton, Norwood, MA, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm. 
Welcome Remarks:  David D’Arcangelo, Commissioner, Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
Keynote:  Lotfi B. Merabet, OD, Ph.D., MPH    
                Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
                Director, the Laboratory for Visual Neuroplasticity, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
“Assessing Functional Vision Using Virtual Reality in Brain Compared to Ocular Based Visual Impairment”
Sponsored by:
Massachusetts Commission for the Blind – Perkins School for the Blind – Department of Developmental Services, Southeast Region Training Council – New England College of Optometry – Shriver Clinical Services
Registration & Fee due by February 22, 2019 – SAVE $10.00 by registering early!!!
$55.00 if postmarked by Jan. 31st 2019
$65.00 if postmarked after Jan. 31st 2019
Registration Brochure and Form available from the “Training” section of the DDS Vision Loss websitehttp://www.focusonvisionandvisionloss.org/conferences--workshops.html
“Focus” on Talent!!!  Special Closing Performance
Please feel free to post and distribute!  Looking forward to seeing you on March 13th!!!!
Hope you are enjoying the Holiday Season!
Sincerely,
Lisa DiBonaventura, M.A., COMS
Statewide Director for Vision and Vision Loss Services
Department of Developmental Services (DDS)
 
Office:  508-384-5539
Cell:      508-341-5675
Lisa.DiBonaventura@state.ma.us
https://www.focusonvisionandvisionloss.org/  NEW Archives from “Focus” Conference 2018!!
 
REGISTRATION OPEN!!     March 13th 2019      14th Annual!!
“Focus” on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference: 
Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disability & Vision Loss
Save $10.00 with registration postmarked by January 31st  2019 !!!
Registration forms available from “Training”:  http://www.focusonvisionandvisionloss.org/conferences--workshops.html
 

Event Information
Date: 
Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
Fee: 
$55.00 / $65.00
Location
Address line 1: 
Four Points by Sheraton
City: 
Norwood
State: 
Massachusetts
Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Lisa DiBonaventura
Contact Phone: 
508-384-5539
Contact E-mail: 
Lisa.DiBonaventura@state.ma.us
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