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September 11 2012 Vision Issues Newsletter

An Eye on Vision Issues!

Volume 9: Issue 2; Week of September 9 to 15

Hello, Everyone.
Here is some Freedom Scientific Free Vision Aware Seminars coming up in September. Well worth the effort to attend!
September 18th:
Albuquerque, NM. - 9 am to 3 pm at ATS Resources
Monterey, CA. Pacific Grove area – 10:30 am to 1 pm - At: Blind and Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County (BVIC)

September 19th:
Alamogordo, NM. – 9 am – 3 pm - At: Independent Living resource Center (ILRC)
Fresno, CA. – 12 to 4 pm - At: Valley Center for the blind

September 20th
Bakersfield, CA. – 9 am to 4 pm – at: Independent Living Center of Kern County
El Paso, TX. – 9 am – 3 pm at: Region 19 Education Service Center

September 25th
Terre Haute, IN. – Morning Session – 9 am to Noon at: The Wabash Independent Living and Learning Center
Terre Haute, IN. – Evening Session – 1 pm to 4 pm at: The Wabash Independent Living and Learning Center

Employment Opportunities: Courtesy of the American Foundation for the Blind.

1. Orientation and Mobility Specialist, COMS - 601 SW 8th Avenue Miami, Florida 33130

2. Special Education Consultant (Consultant for VisuallyImpaired) - Lansing, Michigan

3. Controller - Indianapolis, IN

Forum News:
Visit the Vision Issues Forum and post your comments, thoughts or questions about this week’s article. What forms of transportation do you use?

This Week’s Article: Vision Issues Travel and Transportation

Transportation is a major issue for the visually impaired. Read about some of the ways I have learned to travel as a visually impaired person in this week’s article.

Coming Next Week: Vision Aware Website Review

The American foundation for the Blind has built a great family of websites that offer support to the visually impaired community. Read about one of the websites offering a comprehensive overview of all aspects of vision.

Until next week – Have a great week!

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Vision Issues Travel and Transportation
Loss of vision means a loss of mobility especially for individuals who can no longer drive. Transportation and travel is a major issue for the visually impaired. Discover some of the different programs that provide transportation and travel for the visually impaired.

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