Register Now for the 2013 Families Connecting with Families International Conference
Dates: 07/19/2013 - 07/21/2013
The National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI) and Jewish
Guild Healthcare welcome parents of children with visual impairments, blindness, and additional
disabilities of all ages, including siblings and extended family and friends to the Families Connecting
with Families International Conference in Boston, MA, from July 19-21, 2013.
The conference will offer 32 workshops on a variety of topics as well as "Eye Condition Networking
Sessions," where parents will have the opportunity to meet other parents of children with similar eye
conditions. The conference will feature renowned keynote presenters:
- Kay A. Ferrell, PhD, Professor of Special Education and renowned author on Early
Childhood and Visual Impairments.
- Eli Peli, MSc, OD, Director of Vision Rehabilitation Service at New England Eye Center.
- Kevin O'Connor, MA, author and an acclaimed motivational speaker and father of a
young adult who is visually impaired.
There will be special children's activities including adaptive sports and games, music and support
groups for children who are blind and their siblings. Parents will be able to attend pre-conference
meetings on Friday.
Registration is now open. Please visit www.guildhealth.org/family to see information about the conference program and registration. We hope that you decide to make the conference in Boston a part of your vacation plans this summer for you and your family!