Diabetics with Visual Impairments Seminar

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Diabetics with Visual Impairments Seminar

June 4, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Seminar for Diabetics with Visual Impairments

The National Federation of the Blind of Maryland, Sligo Creek Chapter in collaboration with the Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services, is sponsoring a one-day, hands-on seminar for diabetics with visualy impairments, their family members, and service providers. Meet blind diabetics who lead active lives, learn non-visual techniques to increase independence, and witness demonstration of products available for the visually impaired to manage diabetes. The seminar will feature a group of presentation, exhibits, and break-out sessions focusing on a variety of topics related to diabetes and vision loss.

A diabetes seminar for diabetics with visual impairments and their families, as well as professionals who deal with patients with diabetes on a daily basis will be held on June 4th at the Marilyn Praisner Community Center in Burtonsville, MD. Please direct any inquiries to Judy Rasmussen at jrasmussen@dors.state.us or call 301-949-3750.