“Focus” on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Four Points by Sheraton , 1125 Boston-Providence Turnpike, Norwood, MA 02062

Overview   of “Focus” on Vision Impairment & Blindness Conference

Fees: $65

Join us for the 15th annual "Focus" Conference!

"Focus" on Vision Impairment and Blindness Conference: Meeting the Needs of Individuals with Intellectual Disability & Vision Loss 

This collaborative in-person event features a program that addresses the needs of individuals, clinicians, family members, support staff at day and residential programs, advocates, and all concerned with the vision and vision loss needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

Keynote speaker Felipe A. Jain, MD will present “Supporting Caregivers: Using Guided Imagery Focused on Relationships to Improve Mood,” and will be joined for remarks by DDS Commissioner Jane F. Ryder.

Other sessions will include:

  • Exploring Employment Supports for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Vision Loss 
  • Identification of Individuals who are DeafBlind and Support Strategies 
  • Demystifying and EYE-Dentifying Visual Function and Behaviors
  • Seasons of Life in Disability Eye Care
  • And more!

Learn more and register on the Focus and Vision Loss website.

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