October 7 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Join us for a FREE in-person event to learn more about common vision concerns and ways to make everyday life easier with vision loss.
More than 60,000 people in Southeastern Wisconsin have vision loss that cannot be corrected. We want you and your loved ones to know that you are not alone. The key to living successfully with vision loss is learning to accomplish everyday tasks in new and different ways. Vision Connections will:
- Connect you with other individuals and families experiencing similar challenges
- Provide you with life-changing resources, information, and strategies
9:00 am Registration
9:30 am Beyond the Eye Exam
Low vision caused by macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and other conditions can make many everyday tasks challenging. Hear from our low vision team about what to expect during a low vision evaluation. You will also learn about the training and adaptive products that help with reading, identifying objects, managing medications and more.
Dr. Heather Hinson, OD, Optometrist
Lauren Nelson, OTR, Certified Low Vision Therapist
10:45 am Amazon Alexa: Are you listening?
Amazon Echo is a smart speaker that uses your voice to accomplish various tasks. Join us to discuss the current Echo models and help determine which is best for you. Live demonstrations include: asking Alexa to do simple tasks such as announcing the time and weather, using timers and alarms, creating calendar appointments, plus more advanced tasks like controlling thermostats, lights, and playing games. Come find out how this easy-to-use device will increase your independence and quality of life.
Cory Ballard, CATIS, Director of Technology
Luke Scriven, CATIS, Assistive Technology Specialist
2022 Vision Connections Registration Form
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