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Strategies for Overcoming Sight Loss

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Doubletree by Hilton Greentree

500 Mansfield Ave.

Pittsburgh, PA 15205

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This symposium will discuss common causes of sight loss and techniques for making the most of remaining vision.


Strategies for accomplishing daily living tasks such as cooking, dressing and grooming, shopping, laundry, cleaning, banking, and more will be addressed. Other topics will include ideas for leisure time, staying active in the community, using assistive technology and devices, and getting around safely.


Presenters will include: Dr. Paul Freeman, Low Vision Specialist; Jule Ann Lieberman, Low Vision Therapist and Assistive Technology Specialist, Jen Lilly, Vision Rehabilitation Therapist; Miguel Reyes, Orientation & Mobility Specialist; and Richard Fisher, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor. Tips and tricks for overcoming vision loss will be shared by a network of peers who have successfully been living with vision loss for years.

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