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Technology News for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
From the American Foundation for the Blind
 September 2001 Issue  Volume 2  Number 5

Calendar

September 12–14

International Conference on Technology and Aging.

Ontario, Canada.

Contact:

International Conference on Technology and Aging, Conference Secretariat, Absolute Conferences and Events, 144 Front Street W, Suite 640, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 2L7; phone: 800-284-7530 or 416-595-1414; fax: 416-979-1819; e-mail: bbuchanan@look.ca.

September 13–15

National Association for Adults with Special Learning Needs (NAASLN) Annual Conference.

Milwaukee, WI. The conference is for service providers who work with people with special learning needs, including visual and hearing impairments.

Contact:

NAASLN, c/o CEA, 4380 Forbes Boulevard, Lanham, MD 20706; phone: 800-496-9222; fax: 614-850-8677; web site: www.naasln.org.

October 18–20

19th Annual Closing the Gap Conference: Computer Technology in Special Education and Rehabilitation.

Minneapolis, MN.

Contact:

Closing the Gap: P.O. Box 68, Henderson, MN 56044; phone: 507-248-3294; fax: 507-248-3810; e-mail: info@closingthegap.com; web site: www.closingthegap.com/conf/index.html.

November 1–3

Fifth Annual Collaborative Conference: Achieving New Heights with Assistive Technology.

Denver, CO.

Contact:

Maureen Melonis, Assistive Technology Partners, 1245 East Colfax, Suite 200, Denver, CO 80218; phone: 305-315-1280; fax: 303-837-1208; e-mail: maureen.melonis@uchsc.edu; web site: www.uchsc.edu/atp.

November 14–16

Accessing Higher Ground: Assistive Technology in Higher Education.

Boulder, CO.

Contact:

Howard Kramer, Disability Services, University of Colorado at Boulder, 107 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309; phone: 303-492-8671; fax: 303-492-5601; e-mail: dsinfo@spot.colorado.edu; web site: www.colorado.edu/sacs.ATconference.

November 27–28

Techshare 2001.

Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Contact:

Royal National Institute for the Blind Technology in Learning Employment; phone: 011-44-24-7636-9548; e-mail: techshare@rnib.org.uk; web site: www.rnib.org/techshare/welcome.html.

January 16–19, 2002

Assistive Technology Industry Association 2002 Conference and Exhibition.

Orlando, FL.

Contact:

Assistive Technology Industry Association, 526 Davis Street, Suite 217, Evanston, IL 60201; phone: 877-687-2842; fax: 847-869-5689; e-mail: atia@northshore.net; web site: www.atia.org.

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