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Webinar: Strategies and Solutions for Individuals who are Blind and have Low Vision

Posted on: 04.06.11

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 1:30pm to 3:00pm EST

Presenters: Martha Rust – Tools for Life AT Specialist/Services Coordinator; Jennifer Thomas – Vocational Rehab Blindness Services Regional Unit Manager; John Rempel – AT Specialist at the Center for the Visually Impaired (CVI)

Credits Available! Free CEU’s – Visit www.aacinstitute.org to register for CEUs CRC’s have been Requested If you are requesting CRCs, please email Liz@gatfl.org with your name, organization, city, state and corresponding email address. With over 19% of people in the United States experiencing some sort of vision difficulty, Assistive Technology and strategies to assist these individuals to remain independent are at the forefront. Join us as we explore various aspects to vision loss. This webinar will discuss common eye diseases as well as different levels of vision loss. We will show a common eye exam and share what to look for when reading an eye exam. Assistive Technology solutions for those who are Blind or have vision loss will be shown and we will explain how you can access AT through the Tools for Life Network Lending Libraries. Instructions to Access the Webinar Instructions for joining the Webinar are available online at: http://www.gatfl.org/Training/Webinars.aspx For more information, please contact Liz Persaud – Liz@gatfl.org or visit www.gatfl.org. Please forward this email to anyone interested in this topic or the Tools for Life webinars.

Presented in Collaboration with Georgia Department of Labor, Rehabilitation Services and the Center for the Visually Impaired

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