VISIONS 2014 Vendor Fair: What's New In Technology And Services for the Blind And Visually Impaired
Wednesday May 14, 2014: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm -- Washtenaw Community College - Morris Lawrence Building
This 2014 VISIONS Vendor Fair is presented by the Ann Arbor District Library (which also serves as the Washtenaw Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled) and is cosponsored by the State of Michigan's Bureau of Services for Blind Persons and Washtenaw Community College.
A variety of Michigan exhibitors will demonstrate the latest products and services for the blind and visually impaired. Electronic readers, magnifiers, support services for the blind, Braille devices, library services, CCTVs, leader dogs, and transportation services are just a few of the many outstanding services and products that will be on display.
Presentations will also be offered each hour:
11:00 AM - Don Olson, National Library Service For The Blind And Physically Handicapped;
12:00 PM - AADL Library Director Josie Parker will present service highlights from Washtenaw Library For The Blind@AADL services, now in its 5th year ;
1:00 PM - The A T Guys - What's New In Assistive Technology?;
2:00 PM - Sherry H. Day, O.D., FAAO and Ashley Howson M.S., OTR/L of the U-M Kellogg Eye Center
There is no admission charge and ample free parking is available.
Four hundred people attended the 2012 Visions Vendor Fair and this year's fair, featuring presentations addressing national and regional issues, promises to be even more eventful.