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. 6, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
4100 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
11:00 AM Ophthalmologist - Dr. Stephanie Marioneaux, presentation on "The Aging Eye"
12:30 PM Bayside Special Services Library - Ashley Barrineau, Adult & Disability Librarian
1:30 PM Virginia Beach Town Center - Blind Lions Club - Mack Stevens, Past President
Bayside Special Services Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Independent Living Aids
Integration Technologies Group
Lions Eye Bank
National Federation of the Blind
The Endependence Center
Valerie L. Foytik OD
Virginia Beach Town Center – Blind Lions Club
Virginia Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired, Norfolk Regional Office
For more information, contact Ashley Barrineau, 385-2685