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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 September 2000 Issue  Volume 1  Number 5


October 19–21, 2000

18th Annual Closing the Gap Conference: Computer Technology in Special Education and Rehabilitation.

Minneapolis, MN.


Closing the Gap; phone: 507-248-3294; Web site address is: <www.closingthegap.com>.

October 22–24, 2000

Access Expo 2000.

Sydney, Australia.


Julie Stein, ParaQuad Victoria; phone: 011-61-3-9415-1200; E-mail address is: jstein@paraquad.asn.au; Web site address is: <www.paraquad.asn.au/expo/expo.html>.

November 9–11, 2000

4th Annual Collaborative Assistive Technology Conference.

Denver, CO.


Colorado Assistive Technology Project; phone: 303-864-5100; Web site address is: <www.uchsc.edu/catp>.

November 13–15, 2000

ASSETS 2000, Association for Computing Machinery Conference on Computers and the Physically Disabled.

Washington, DC.


Association for Computing Machinery; phone: 800-342-6626 or 212-626-0500; Web site address is: <www.acm.org/sigs/conferences/assets00/>.

November 16–17, 2000

ACM Conference on Universal Usability.

Washington, DC.


ACM; E-mail address is: instone@acm.org; Web site address is: <www.acm.org/sigs/sigchi/cuu>.

January 11–13, 2001

Technology and Media Division of the Council for Exceptional Children (TAM) Conference.

Albuquerque, NM.


Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling, University of Kentucky; phone: 606-257-2609; E-mail address is: meb@qx.net; Web site address is: <www.tamcec.org/tam2001/index.html>.

January 24–27, 2001

Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) Conference.

Orlando, FL.


Shana Peake, Assistive Technology Industry Association; phone: 847-869-1282; Web site address is: <www.atia.org>.

August 3–5, 2001

2001: A Technology Odyssey.

Sponsored by the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) and the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER). Pittsburgh, PA.


Mark Uslan, AFB co-chair; phone: 212-502-7638; E-mail address is: muslan@afb.net. Barbara McCarthy, AER co-chair; phone: 804-371-3661; fax: 804-371-3328; E-mail address is: mccartbn@dvh.state.va.us.

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