Let’s Talk Low Vision Conference Schedule

Let’s Talk Low Vision Conference Schedule

By Dr. Bill Takeshita

 

Each month the Council of Citizens with Low Vision International (CCLVI) provides a forum addressing topics of interest to people with low vision titled "Let's Talk Low Vision.” We are fortunate to have Dr. Bill Takeshita as the moderator and master of ceremonies for these presentations.

 

The presentations occur on the third Tuesday of each month and start at 5:30 PM Pacific, 8:30 PM Eastern.

 

To be part of the conversation please

Call: (712) 432-3447 

Enter ID code: 145330

   

**Topics and Speakers are subject to change with little to no notice. **

 

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Ron Brooks

 

Trends In Transportation: Learn from guest presenter on tips, trends and emerging information on accessing transit information from the local, national and global levels. Information from paratransit to public and private means of transport will be discussed as it pertains to persons with low vision.

 

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Richard Rueda, and Leslie Spoone

 

Networking with Low Vision: Hear from the experts on do’s and don’ts when cultivating personal, professional and social networks. Panelists will discuss best practices and share personal experiences on the art of networking and kindling relationships at all levels.

 

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Dr. Bill Takeshita

 

Updates and Advancements for Treatment of Macular Degeneration and Other Common Eye Diseases: Join host Dr. Bill Takeshita as he discusses advancements and trends in common eye diseases, including macular degeneration.  Guests will be able to ask questions of Dr. Bill during the last 15 minutes of the conference.

 

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Vicki Parker

 

Resources and Support Groups for people with Low Vision: This session will discuss best practices when there is a need or desire to establish a peer-led low vision support group.  The session will also include common and reputable resources that can be shared and referenced during support group meetings.