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South Carolina Chapter Fall Speaker Series

Saturday, November 16th, 2019, 10:30 am–2:00 pm

Join members of your South Carolina Chapter at our upcoming fall speaker series presentation!
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Location

Little Pigs BBQ – Banquet Facility

4927 Alpine Road

Columbia, SC 29223

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Connor Archibald – CArchibald@FightingBlindness.org

Join members of the Foundation Fighting Blindness South Carolina Chapter at our upcoming fall speaker series presentation! Two diverse speakers will touch on some up-to-the-minute research advancements being funded by the Foundation and some of the best adaptive technology products available for the blind and visually impaired. This event is free to attend. Stick around after the presentation to enjoy some authentic Carolina BBQ from Little Pigs! Participants will need to cover their own meal expenses

 

SPEAKERS:

  • Ben Shaberman, Senior Director, Science Outreach & Community Engagement, Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • Carol Page, PhD, CCC-SLP, ATP, CBIS, Program Manager, SC Assistive Technology Program, USC School of Medicine, Center for Disability Services

 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

  • 10:30am – Registration
  • 11:00am – Ben Shaberman Presentation (Foundation Fighting Blindness)

Topic: “Science Updates from the Foundation Fighting Blindness”

  • 12:00pm – Break
  • 12:15pm – Presentation & Demonstration from Carol Page (Program Manager, SC Assistive Technology Program)

Topic: “Adaptive Technology for the Visually Impaired – Try it yourself!”

  • 1:15pm – ORCAM and Additional Product Hands-On Workshop
  • 2:00pm – Program End & Little Pigs BBQ Lunch