2013 Vision Summit

February 28, 2013

MCB News Wire

Summit for Parents and Educators of Children with Visual Impairment/Blindness

Transition through the Ages (Birth to Adulthood)

Stoney Creek Inn & Conference Center
2601 Providence Road
Columbia, MO 65203

Date: April 29, 2013
Cost: Free
Registration: 9:00 am
Program: 9:30 am – 3:45 pm

This seminar is free!
The 2013 Summit will focus on important issues surrounding the educational transitions of children and youth with visual impairment, from early intervention, to school, to on the job. The purpose of this seminar is to provide information and identify resources that parents and educators may use to support the independence, academic achievement and vocational success of their child/student.

Topics will include:
  • Keynote address by Karen Blankenship, nationally-recognized leader in the field of vision education:
    “The Transition from Birth to Positive Adult Outcomes: The Importance of the Expanded Core Curriculum”
  • Exploring Low Vision Through the Use of Simulators
  • Transition in the Early Years
  • Transition and IEP
  • College Readiness
  • Advancement of Technology
  • Introduction to the Braille Code

Download 2013 Vision Summit Brochure and Registration form

For more information, contact:
Diana L. Lawson
(573)722-3584, ext. 110 or 117
Or e-mail dlcat44@yahoo.com

Funding Partners
  • Missouri School for the Blind
  • Rehabilitation Services for the Blind
  • Missouri Council of the Blind
  • St. Louis Society for the Blind
  • Lighthouse for the Blind
  • Missouri Guide Dog Users