Assistive Technology for Individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired
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Assistive Technology for Individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired

Assistive Technology for Individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired

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Easterseals Crossroads

4740 Kingsway Drive

5th Floor Conference Room

Indianapolis, IN 46205

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**Online Training can be viewed at www.eastersealstech.com/live


What: INDATA Full Day Training: Assistive Technology for Individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired

When: Friday February 24, 2017

Where: Easterseals Crossroads

4740 Kingsway Drive

5th floor Conference Room

Indianapolis, IN 46205

Who should attend: Anyone interested in learning about assistive technology for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Individuals with disabilities, Educators, Parents, Students, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors, Professionals, and Health Care providers can benefit from this training content.

Why: This FREE assistive technology training will educate participants about assistive technology available for individuals who are blind or have low vision.


Agenda

9:00am-9:15am

Welcome and Introductions presented by Brain Norton, Director of Assistive Technology at Easterseals Crossroads

9:15am-10:30am

Assistive Technology for Low Vision presented by the Vision Team at Easterseals Crossroads

10:30am-10:45am

Break

10:45am-12:00pm

Assistive Technology for Blindness presented by the Vision Team at Easterseals Crossroads

12:00pm-1:00pm

Lunch (catered lunch provided to attendees at no charge)

1:00pm-2:00pm

Assistive Technolgy for Activites of Daily Living by Danny Wayne, Program Manger for the Older Blind Grant at The Wabash Independent Living & Learning Center, Inc.

2:00pm-3:00pm

Lighting Options for Individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired by Paula Jarrard, OTD Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy Program, Indiana State University



Important Information

1.CEU's will be offered for this training if you attend in person. For more information, visit http://www.aacinstitute.org/CEUs/Participants.html. (**please note that CEU's are NOT offered for online attendees and you must apply for CEU's within 60 days or there will be a $5 charge).

2. If you require any accommodations to participate in this event, please make sure you request them 48 hours in advance. Accommodation requests must be received by 4pm Tuesday prior to the event. If you need a tactile interpreter we will need your request at least 1 1/2 weeks in advance.

3. Please be advised that photos may be taken at full day training events.

4. ESC has jeans days on Fridays, please feel free to dress casual.

5. If you are registering as an online attendee,visit www.eastersealstech.com/live prior to the day of the training to prevent any technical difficulties the day of the event.

6. For questions or accessibility information, contact Nikol Prieto at nprieto@eastersealscrossroads.org or 317-466-2013.


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