October 1, 2024 all-day

Norwood, MA, October 1st, 2024. “Focus” on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference  – Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disability & Vision Loss, is a multi-tracked Educational Program reaching out to the needs of individuals, clinicians, family members, support staff at day and residential programs, nurses, eye care providers, administrators, advocates, and all concerned with the vision and vision loss needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disability.
2024 Speakers and Topics: TBA.
The conference will also feature a Vendor Fair and Workshops on vision and blindness related issues.
For workshops topics and signup information, visit www.focusonvisionandvisionloss.org/conferences–workshops.html  or contact Lisa.DiBonaventura@state.ma.us or 508-384-5539
2023 Conference Information:
2023 Keynote: Supporting Caregivers: Using Guided Imagery Focused on Relationships to Improve Mood, with Felipe A. Jain, MD, Director of Health Aging Studies, Depression Clinical and Research Program,Massachusetts General Hospital, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Member of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard-MIT
EXHIBITORS AT THE 2023 Conference Included: 
Perkins School for the Blind
Carroll Center for the Blind
Arc of MA, Pathways to Friendship
Disabled Persons Protection Commission
Visiting Rehab and Nursing Services
Campus School at Boston College
LifeStream, Inc.
Perkins Braille and Talking Book Library
The Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts
Talking Information Center
​Helen Keller National Center


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