[blindkid] Registration now open for the 2009 8th annual Rehab conference

Edward Bell ebell at latech.edu
Tue Apr 28 02:39:00 UTC 2009

The Future is Ours
 and Theirs!

Bridging the Gap between Parents and Professionals

Who:            Parents of Blind Children and 
Professionals in the Blindness Field

What:           A joint conference between the 
NOPBC, NBPCB, NABRP, and PDRIB to bring parents 
and families together with professionals who work 
in the area of rehabilitation and education.

When:          Friday, July 3, 2009

                     7:45 a.m. ­ 6:30 p.m.

Where:         Ambassador Ballroom, Renaissance Hotel, Detroit, Michigan

Come and be a part of this first ever, joint 
conference that brings families of youth who are 
blind or visually impaired together with 
professionals who work in the field of education 
and rehabilitation of the blind. Break out 
sessions will be held to address topics unique to 
parents, as well as special interests for professionals.

   a.. Children talk with Dr. Maurer
   b.. NBPCB awards luncheon for rehabilitation professionals
   c.. Mix and mingle networking reception
   d.. NOPBC hospitality reception


7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Registration and coffee

8:45 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Bridging the Gap between Parents and Professionals

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. NBPCB and Rehab luncheon

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Breakout sessions. Special 
topic sessions will be held for parents, O&M, and rehabilitation professionals

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Networking mix and mingle reception

Online registration is now available for this 
conference. Go to the following link to register:


Cost: $100 professionals; $75 students

Registration includes Banquet Lunch

Sponsored by:

National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC)

National Blindness Professional Certification Board (NBPCB)

National Association of Blind Rehabilitation Professionals (NABRP)

Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness (PDRIB)

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