Vision Loss in the 21st Century - Everybody's Business
Sharon Perry, CETIS staff
February 20, 2003

This is the second International Symposium: Vision Loss in the 21st Century - Everybody's Business, co-sponsored by the American Foundation for the Blind and the Foundation for the Junior Blind.

The event covers many area relating to vison loss but of particular interest:

Thursday 20th February, 9.30-12.30 - A Framework for Quality Literacy - Instruction for Individuals with Visual Impairments

Thursday 20th February, 2.15-3.15 - Accessible Distance Learning

Thursday 20th February, 3.45-4.45 - Education and Inclusion - Students with Visual Impairment Speak Out

Friday 21st February, 9.30-10.30 - Electronic Books for Everybody

Friday 21st Februay, 11.00-12.00 - How to Transcribe and Teach Tactile Graphics that Make Sense

Friday 21st February, 11.00-12.00 - Bookshare.Org: Accessible Books Over the Internet

Friday 21st February, 2.15-3.15 - The Practice and Cost Effectiveness of Access to Visual Learning: Options for Students with Severe Low Vision

Friday 21st February, 2.15-3.15 - Digital Talking Books Current Status and What the Future Holds