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LIVING WITH VISION LOSS

September 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

FREE

ABVINNY will be hosting a half day workshop on Living With Vision Loss on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, from 9 am – 1 pm  at the Centennial Apartments 1st floor Community room at 1010 Washington Street, Watertown.

The workshop will feature presentations by Dr. Charles Metzler, Optometrist, on the most common eye diseases affecting adults and a presentation on Diabetes and its impact on vision by Dr. Robert Matarese (retired).

Registration for the event is required

Agenda for the workshop is:

9:00 am   Welcome & House Keeping
9:10 am   Dr. Charles Metzler-Overview of the Most Common Eye Diseases Affecting Adults
5 Minute Break
10:10 am  Dr. Richard Matarese-Diabetes Education
10:40 am   Ben Mack-Americue
10:55 am   Home Management and Home Safety/ Adaptive Aids
11:15 am   Panel Discussion
11:30 am   Box Lunch
11:40 am   Panel Discussion Continued
12:15 pm   Exploration
12:45 pm   Announcements & Closings
“Living with Vision Loss” is co-sponsored by the Community Council on Vision Impairment. This committee advises the Executive Director in all program areas and makes informed recommendations concerning program and service development, expansion, and enhancement.

ABVINNY provides a comprehensive array of services for persons who are blind or visually impaired.

For more information or to register, please contact ABVINNY at: 315-782-2451 or by email at o.k-amadou@abvinny.org.

 

 

 

Details

Date:
September 5
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
FREE

Organizer

Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired
Phone:
315-782-2451
Website:
www.abvinny.org

Venue

Centennial Apartments
1010 Washington St
Watertown, NY 13601 United States
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