If you or someone you know is experiencing vision loss, don't miss this opportunity to learn about tools that make life easier.
The Blind and Low Vision Technology Expo showcases vendors, low vision professionals, and community service organizations that can offer resources to make your life easier. Vendors will demonstrate a variety of low vision aids so you can choose what works best for you. Products will be for sale ranging from high tech computer systems and magnifiers to low tech large print playing cards or magnifying glasses. Come see products first-hand and speak with professionals in the low vision field.
The event is free and open to the public:
Saturday, Sept. 19, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
4100 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
At 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., top narrators with the NLS talking book program - Jennifer Mendenhall and Michael Kramer - will talk about how literary works come to life in audiobook performances.
- Access Virginia
- Advanced Vision
- Bayside Area & Special Services Library
- Dr. Valerie Fotik, O.D.
- Foundation Fighting Blindness
- Freedom Scientific
- Independent Living Aids
- Integration Technologies Group
- National Federation of the Blind
- The Endependence Center
- Virginia Beach Town Center - Blind Lions Club
- Virginia Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired, Norfolk Regional Office