Article Type: Calendar
Pub Date: 07/01/2012
Publication: Name: Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2012 American Foundation for the Blind ISSN: 0145-482X
Issue: Date: July, 2012 Source Volume: 106 Source Issue: 7
Accession Number: 298056840
Full Text: JULY 2012

12-14 * Audio Description Institute of the American Council of the Blind's Audio Description Project. Louisville, KY. Contact: Joel Snyder, ACB, 2200 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 650, Arlington, VA 22201; phone: 800-424-8666 or 202-467-5083; e-mail: ; web site: .

12-15 * National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation 14th National Conference. St. Louis, MO. Contact: National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation (NOAH), P.O. Box 959, East Hampstead, NH 03826; phone: 800-473-2310 or 603 887-2310; web site: <>.

17-21 * 2012 Association on Higher Education and Disability Conference. New Orleans, LA. Contact: Association on Higher Education and Disability, 107 Commerce Center Drive, Suite 204, Huntersville, NC 28078; phone: 704-947-7779; email: ; web site: .

18-22 * Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER) Biennial International Conference. Bellevue, WA. Contact: John Kelly, AER 2012 International Conference committee chair, John J. Kelly Vision Consulting, 4410 Whispering Hills, Chester, NY 10918; phone: 845-469-8626; e-mail: ; web site: .

20-22 * Seventh Biannual Leber's Congenital Amaurosis (LCA) Family Conference. Philadelphia, PA. Contact: Sally Lewinski, executive director, Foundation for Retinal Research, 666 Dundee Road, Suite 1104, Northbrook, IL 60062; phone: 224-927-5063; e-mail: ; web site: .

22-25 * 2012 National Association of Social Workers (NASW) National Conference. Washington, DC. Contact: National Association of Social Workers, 750 First Street Northeast, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20002; phone: 800-742-4089 or 202-408-8600; web site: .

24-29 * U.S. Association of Blind Athletes' (USABA) Operation Mission Vision, Summer Sports Festival, and Rocky Mountain State Games. Colorado Springs, CO. Operation Mission Vision and the Summer Sports Festival are only open to veterans and active duty Service members who are blind or visually impaired. Contact: Rich Cardillo, 2012 USABA Operation Mission Vision Summer Sport Program, United States Association of Blind Athletes, 1 Olympic Plaza, Colorado Springs, CO 80909; phone: 719-866-3221; e-mail: ; web site: .

27-29 * Families Connecting with Families Conference 2012. Newton, MA. Contact: National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments, P.O. Box 317, Watertown, MA 02471; phone: 617-972-7441; e-mail: ; web site: .


8-11 * Camp Abilities--Maryland. Merrick, MD. Contact: Drew Dalton, camp director, Camp Abilities-Maryland, 690 Planters Wharf Road, Lusby, MD 20657; phone: 301-395-4695; e-mail: ; web site: .

13-17 * Camp Abilities--Connecticut. Andover, CT. Contact: Robbin Keating, camp director, Camp Abilities Connecticut, Board of Education and Services for the Blind, 184 Windsor Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095; phone: 860-602-4222; e-mail: ; web site: .

24-25 * Oklahoma Chapter of the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER) 2012 Conference. Tulsa, OK Contact: Jeri Cooper, conference chair, Oklahoma AER; e-mail: .

24-26 * National Rehabilitation Association 2012 Annual Training Conference. Chicago, IL. Contact: National Rehabilitation Association, 633 South Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone: 703-836-0850; web site: .

29-September 9 * 2012 Paralympic Games. London, England, United Kingdom. Contact: Head Office, London 2012, One Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5LN, England, United Kingdom; phone: +(0)20-3-2012-000; web site: <


12-15 * 2012 Envision Conference: A Multidisciplinary Low Vision Rehabilitation and Research Conference. St Louis, MO. Contact: Envision, 610 North Main Street, Wichita, KS 67203; phone: 316-440-1500; e-mail: ; web site: .

14-16 * 2012 Optical Society of America Fall Vision Meeting. Rochester, NY. Contact: Michele Schultz, conference coordinator, Optical Society of America, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, 274 Meliora Hall, Rochester, NY 14627; phone: 585-275-8659; email: .

16-23 * "Learn to Ride" Developmental Cycling Camp. Colorado Springs, CO Contact: United States Association of Blind Athletes, 1 Olympic Plaza, Colorado Springs, CO 80909; phone: 719-866-3221; e-mail: ; web site: .

21-22 * Georgia Occupational Therapy Association (GOTA) 2012 Annual Conference and Professional Meeting. Macon, GA. Contact: Jennifer Westmoreland Executive Office, Georgia Occupational Therapy Association, 1260 Winchester Parkway, Suite 205, Smyrna, GA 30080; phone: 770-435-5910; web site: .

21-28 * Perkins School for the Blind Outreach Space Exploration Program. Watertown, MA. Contact: Kelly Cote, supervisor, Outreach Short Courses, Perkins School for the Blind, 175 North Beacon Street, Watertown, MA 02472; phone: 617-972-7869; e-mail: ; web site: .

22-27 * Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students. Huntsville, AL. Contact: Dan Oates, coordinator, Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students, 190 Armstrong Street, Romney, WV 26757; phone: 304-851-5680; e-mail: ; web site: .

30-October 2 * Southern/Central Orientation and Mobility Association (SCOMA) Conference: "Seeing the Whole Picture!" Richmond, VA. Contact: Karen Walker, SCOMA Conference, c/o Allied Instructional Services, P.O. Box 2214, 112 Thompson Street, Ashland, VA 23005; phone: 804-368-8475; e-mail: .


11-13 * 144th Annual American Printing House for the Blind Annual Meeting of Ex Officio Trustees and Special Guests. Louisville, KY. Contact: American Printing House for the Blind, 1839 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206; phone: 800-223-1839 or 502-895-2405; email: ; web site: .

10-13 * European Association of Eye and Vision Research (EVER) 2012 Congress. Nice, France. Contact: European Association of Eye and Vision Research, Kapucijnenvoer 33, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium; phone: +32-16-233-849; e-mail: ; web site: .

14-16 * Ohio Chapter of the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind (AER) 2012 Conference. Worthington, OH. Contact: Brett Page, president, Ohio AER; web site: .
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