Current Events For April 2005
Apr 08, 2005 -|
Apr 10, 2005
|BEP Annual Training Workshop, East Lansing, Apr. 8-10, 2005|
The Michigan Commission for the Blind's Annual Business Enterprise Program (BEP) Training and Information Workshop will be held at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Michigan State University, in East Lansing.
|Apr 18, 2005||April 18 Commission Meeting to Feature Live Audio Streaming and Demos of New Technology for People Who Are Blind or Have Vision Impairment|
The Michigan Commission for the Blind (MCB) will hold its bimonthly commission meeting at the Michigan Commission for the Blind Training Center, 1541 Oakland Drive, in Kalamazoo. The theme for this meeting will be technology, and there will be a number of presentations and demonstrations of assistive technology, including low vision devices, wayfinding technology, and description and captioning for movies in theaters.
|Apr 19, 2005||Service Delivery Focus Design Team Meeting, Lansing 4-19-05|
The meeting will be at the SILC Offices in Lansing from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Service Delivery Focus Design Team meets to discuss Michigan Commission for the Blind (MCB) services and improve delivery of quality services.
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Apr 22, 2005
|MAER Annual Conference in Livonia April 21-22, 2005|
The annual Michigan Association of Education and Rehabilitation (MAER) Spring Conference is scheduled to take place on April 21-22 at the Livonia Marriott at Laurel Park Place in Livonia.
|Apr 28, 2005||"What Every Low-Vision Patient Should Know," A Workshop on Maximizing Capabilities If You're Blind or Visually Impaired, Ann Arbor, April 28, 2005|
The Michigan Commission for the Blind is offering this first session of a seven-part workshop on how to accomplish various daily tasks, taught by certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapists. The April 28 session is titled "What Every Low-Vision Patient Should Know," and it will cover high- and low-tech magnifying devices, importance of lighting and glare control, using color and contrast, aspects of a low-vision exam, and more.
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