Friday, March 04, 2011

What should you know about low vision evaluations?

This is an item I'm just passing along as it may be of interest to some. Note that if you don't live in New York and can't attend, the presentation will be avaliable as a Webinar (not live) later.


Thursday, March 31, 2011

The Computer Center for Visually Impaired People (CCVIP) at Baruch College Invites You to a Technology Demonstration Entitled: All About Low Vision Services
Times: 2:00-4:00pm or 7:00-9:00pm

Where: Baruch College 151 East 25th Street, Room 655

What: In this session, we will be looking at all the components of a low vision evaluation. What is a low vision exam? What does a low vision doctor look for and how exactly does she work with people dealing with low vision? Dr. Linda Pang, of the Lighthouse low Vision Clinic will be walking us through the process and answering any questions that may come up along the way. Also covered in this session will be a brief overview of vision rehabilitation services. Besides low vision services, what other programs and services are offered by agencies such as the Lighthouse?
Admission: Free
Reservations Required: Call 646-312-1420
If you are unable to join us in person, the presentation will be recorded and posted on our site for viewing at your convenience.
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Also mark your calendars for Thursday, May 26, 2011, when we will be offering a presentation that we like to call “For Entertainment Purposes Only.” At this presentation we will be looking at products such as Apple
TV and an accessible HD Radio, products that have until now been inaccessible to the visually impaired community.
Lisa F. Saunders


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