Below is a list of local events that may be of interest to TBBL patrons in the area.

Date/Location Event

October 15, 2014
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

St. Sophia's Church
440 Whitehall Road
Albany, New York

2014 Low Vision Technology Fair

Hosted by the Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany (NABA), the fair is free to the public. People with vision impairment as well as family members, caregivers, educators and healthcare professionals are encouraged to attend. The Low Vision Technology Fair showcases the latest in technologies designed to assist the visually impaired with reading and daily activities. Low vision technology and other companies will be demonstrating products and other related organizations - including the NYS Talking Book & Braille Library, WMHT RISE Radio, the NYS Commission for the Blind, Guiding Eyes for the Blind, CDTA, Stratton V.A. Medical Center and more - will be available to provide service information.

For more information about NABA’s Low Vision Technology Fair, contact Cheryl Lawyer at (518) 463-1211 or

October 17, 2014
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Canandaigua VA Medical Center, Auditorium

EYE to I.

This event is sponsored by the Department of Veteran's Affairs, Visual Impairment Services Team (VIST) Planning Committee. Over 20 booths with information on VA and community programs, transportation , recreation, social programs, vocational services, magnification product demonstrations, assistive technology demonstrations, health and wellness information, vision research and more! This event is free.

For information contact (585) 393-7131 or

November 17, 2014
8:30am - 3:30pm

New York State School for the Blind, Batavia, NY

NYSSB 2014 Vision Conference

Information on: Visual Impairments (VI) and Autism Spectrum Disorders, Sensory Integration and VI, Feeding Success and VI, Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC), Physical Activity and ECC, Collaboration of Assistive Technology, Braille and Literacy, Sign Language and Communication Skills with VI, Orientation & Mobility, NYS Resource Center and Engage NY. Registration required.

For more information, email Bethany Burgess at
or call at (585) 343-5384 x214.

Last Updated: September 29, 2014