Thursday, August 27, 2015

Free Low Vision Workshop

Low Vision Workshop

Assistive Technology & Magnification Solutions
Date: September 1, 2015
Time: 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Poplar Building Conference Room<>
Midlands Center
8301 Farrow Road
Columbia, SC

Speaker: Stacy Fortney, Eschenbach Optik of America
Cost: Free, but pre-registration is required (maximum of 10 participants)

This workshop will provide an overview of the most technologically advanced portable video magnifiers and CCTV's with OCR/TTS products. Hands-on demonstration of Magnification Solutions (Hand held, stands, monocular, telescopes, contrast enhancing filters, lighting, hands free spectacle solutions and more) for all ages and all age related eye diseases. How to assess magnification in seconds w/dioptric equivalents. Training of focal lengths and best training techniques while using magnifiers. Addressing the needs of contrast and lighting. Join us for an informative and hands-on demonstration.
Targeted groups include teachers, administrators, VR counselors, students, AT consultants/specialists, individuals who are visually impaired, and anyone interested in Low Vision. Devices such as hand held magnifiers, stands, telescopes and other vision devices will be demonstrated.

To register for this workshop:
Complete the Low Vision Workshop online registration form.

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

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