Independence for Low Vision and Blindness

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See registration procedures and cost (if applicable). If you need special accommodations, please contact Lydia Durham at Lydia.Durham@uscmed.sc.edu or (803)935-5263. If possible, please make your requests a week before the training.

NOTE: The Center for Disability Resources has a fragrance-free policy. Please do not wear perfume or strongly scented lotion when attending workshops.


Low Vision Day

Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013
Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location:
Midlands Center 
Collaborative Training Center Building 
8301 Farrow Road 
Columbia, SC 29203

Presenter: Quintex Low Vision and Freedom Scientific     

Description:Join us for a free seminar in your community to discover more about solutions to help those with low vision and blindness regain independence. We'll focus on available assistive technologies through education and hands-on demonstration. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and use the products themselves.

Also, all participants are entered to win a Ruby Handheld Video Magnifier or Magic screen magnification software and large print keyboard.

Lunch will be provided.

Who should attend?

  • Those with vision loss
  • Parents and family members
  • Occupational therapists
  • Instructors and trainers
  • Seniors and senior center staff
  • Vision support group

Space is limited, so register early.

Cost: Free, but pre-registration is required.

To register for this workshop:

For questions, call Will McCain at (803) 935-5004 or Lydia Durham at (803) 935-5263 or 800-915-4522.

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