Tuesday, August 02, 2011

MDAC hosts visually impaired issues forum.


The Milton Disability Awareness Committee (MDAC) will host a "Community Link" forum at 7 p.m. Aug. 16 featuring a speaker from the Atlanta Center for the Visually Impaired (CVI).

The open forum will take place in City Council Chambers at Milton's City Hall, 13000 Deerfield Parkway, Suite 107E. Everyone is invited, and there is no RSVP required.

Empish Thomas, Public Education and Referral Specialist for CVI, will discuss and present a video highlighting the group's work, including a low-vision clinic, rehabilitation programs, support groups, counselors and other services tailored to different age groups and needs.

Thomas will also answer questions and suggest tips, strategies and tools for living with visual impairment.

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