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13-15 * Foundation Fighting Blindness' Annual Visions Conference. Dallas, TX. Contact: Foundation Fighting Blindness, Executive Plaza 1, Suite 800, 11350 McCormick Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21031-1014; phone: 800-683-5555 or 410-785-1414; fax: 410-771-9470; web site:

14-15 * Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER) Dakotas Chapter Conference. Aberdeen, SD. Contact: Riki Nitz, 3402 Meadow Brook Court, Rapid City, SD 57702; phone: 605-721-4547; e-mail:; web site:

28-29 * Virginia Murray Sowell Center Distinguished Lecture Series on Deaf-blindness. Lubbock, TX. Contact: Sheila Dowling, administrative secretary, Virginia Murray Sowell Center for Research and Education in Visual Impairment, Texas Tech University, Box 41701, Lubbock, TX 79409; phone: 806-742-2345; fax: 806-742-2179; e-mail:; web site:

28-30 * World Congress and Exposition on Disabilities. Atlanta, GA. Contact: World Congress and Exposition on Disabilities, 210 Route 4 East, Suite 403, Paramus, NJ 07652; phone: 877-923-3976 or 201-226-1446; fax: 201-226-1236; e-mail:


3-6 * Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER) Northern Rockies Chapter Conference. Boise, ID. Contact: Merilee Gross; phone: 208-343-9406; e-mail:; or Marilyn Gense, 675 Valleywood Drive, SE, Salem, OR 97306; phone: 503-378-3598, extension 653; e-mail:

10-12 * Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER) Arizona Chapter Conference. Flagstaff, AZ. Contact: Penny Rosenblum, 2218 East Walter Street, Tucson, AZ 85719; phone: 520-621-1223; e-mail:

11-13 * American Printing House for the Blind's Annual Meeting. Louisville, KY. Contact: American Printing House for the Blind, 1839 Frankfort Avenue, P.O. Box 6085, Louisville, KY 40206-0085; phone: 502-895-2405; fax: 502-899-2274; web site:; e-mail:

17-19 * Illinois Association of Rehabilitation Facilities and ICAN's 26th Annual Conference and Trade Show. Springfield, IL. Contact: Vicki Wiltsie, 206 South Sixth Street, Springfield, IL 62701; phone: 217-753-1190; fax: 217-525-1271; e-mail:

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:; web site:

18-23 * 2001 National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and General Council of Industries for the Blind (GCIB) Annual Training Conference. Fort Worth, TX. Contact: Barbara C. Sherr, conference and meetings coordinator, National Industries for the Blind, 1901 North Beauregard Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22311-1727; phone: 703-578-8373; fax: 703-671-9053; e-mail:; web site:

28-30 * Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER) New York State Chapter Conference. West Point, NY. Contact: John J. Kelly, 78 High Street, Apartment 2, Chester, NY 10918; e-mail:


8-11 * Fifth Biennial Getting in Touch with Literacy Conference. Philadelphia, PA. Contact: Jackie Brennan, Getting in Touch with Literacy, c/o Overbrook School for the Blind, 6333 Malvern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19151; phone: 215-877-0313; e-mail:; web site:


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