Paths to Literacy

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Early Years Symposium

21st Annual Lowenfeld-Akeson: Early Years Symposium

It Takes a Team:  Collaborations with Families, Medicine and Education

Saturday, February 4, 2017
8:30am—3:30pm
California School for the Blind, Fremont, CA
 

Speakers:

Alejandra de Alba, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Current Trends in Pediatric Ophthalmology
 
Arvind Chandna, M.D.
Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute
CVI: Medicine and Education Hand in Hand
 
Yue-Ting Siu, TVI, Ph.D.
San Francisco State University
Technology and the Young Child with Vision Impairment
 
The day’s program will also include a Parent Panel.
 
For registration materials:
 
Please contact Laura Curtis, Junior Blind:
(510) 234-4984 ext. 713 or lcurtis@juniorblind.org
 

Registration rates: 

Professionals $65, Students $25, Families $25
  • Parent/Family Scholarships will be available due to the generosity of the William Silverman, M.D. Scholarship Fund

 

Symposium Co-Sponsors:

  • Blind Babies Foundation (BBF)
  • California Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (CAPVI)
  • California Deaf-Blind Services (CDBS)
  • California School for the Blind (CSB)
  • Northern California Association for the Education and
  • Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (NCAER)

 

Event Date: 

Feb 04, 2017

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