The Eye Opening Symposium: Low to No Vision will be on October 8th at the Tates Creek Ballroom, 1400 Gainesway Drive, Lexington, KY 40517. The symposium is FREE and includes lunch provided by the Cattleman’s Association. Those that would like to attend must register before September 24th. To register please go to http://www.vips.org/pdf/EOS.pdf
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
9:30 a.m. Registration and Exhibits
Low Vision Optometry
VA Medical Center Optometrists
Restoring Vision: The future of retinal treatments
Dr. John W. Kitchens, Retina Associates of KY
11 a.m. Functional Interventions
Michelle Gadberry, Director of Special Ed
Donna Lee, University of Kentucky
Todd Stephens, Independence Place Inc.
Janell Turner, Office for the Blind
Noon Lunch and Exhibits
12:30 p.m. Community Resources
Radio Eye, Bluegrass Council of the Blind
VA Medical Center, Independence Place,
Office for the Blind, Visually Impaired
1:15 pm. Quality of Life Opportunities
2 p.m. Exhibits and Adjournment
This event is presented by the following agencies:
Bluegrass Council of the Blind, Independence Place Inc., Fayette County Extension Office, National Federation of the Blind,
University of Kentucky-Visual Impairment Program, Radio Eye, VA Medical Center, Visually Impaired Preschool Services, and
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Office of Aging Services and Disability Support and Parks and Recreation.