Trainings

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Thanks again for your interest and for your support!!!

Sincerely,
Lisa

Lisa DiBonaventura, M.A., COMS
Statewide Director for Vision and Vision Loss Services, DDS


Registration Now Open!

The “Focus” on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference:  Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disability & Vision Loss conference will be held on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Four Points by Sheraton, Norwood, MA.

This year’s keynote will be Jim Elliott, Founder and  President of “Diveheart”.

Register before February 1, 2014 and save $10!  Please download the brochure for conference agenda, CEU information, and registration form.

Resources

Let's Walk Together

This collaborative video with DDS shows how human guide, also known as sighted guide, can be used by individuals with visual impairment, legal blindness, or deafblindness in a variety of everyday situations including walking through doorways, on stairs, and safely getting into or out of a car and van.  This video also addresses the unique needs of individuals with vision loss who use walkers or gait belts.

 

Free Online Courses

Online Courses for fee (under $150)

For more information on this page, please contact:

Lisa DiBonaventura, M.A., COMS
Email: Lisa.DiBonaventura@state.ma.us

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This information is provided by the Department of Developmental Services.