Access Services Assistive Technology and Disability Resource Fair


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Access Services is hosting an Assistive Technology and Disability Resource Fair at the Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035, on Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. The fair kicks off with Fairfax County Public Library Director Jessica Hudson followed by keynote speaker, Karen Keninger, director of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).

In addition to meeting representatives from county organizations and companies that assist the low vision and differently-abled communities, attendees can take advantage of free glaucoma and vision screenings.

Generous support from the Friends of Reston Regional Library and the Fairfax Library Foundation has made this free event possible. No registration is required.

To request special accommodations for this event, call the Access Services branch at 703-324-8380Call: 703-324-8380. TTY 703-324-8365Call: 703-324-8365




Five Great Reasons to Attend the Library’s Assistive Technology and Disability Resources Fair

WHAT: Access Services Assistive Technology and Disability Resource Fair

WHEN: Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE: Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035.

Free glaucoma and vision screening. Attendees will be able to take advantage of these free screenings throughout the day.
Residents experiencing low vision can learn about home delivery services and Talking Books, a free national program under the auspices of the Library of Congress.
Hear the latest developments from Keynote Speaker Karen Keninger, Director of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS).
Learn about new assistive technologies, and what services/resources are available through local service providers to support people with disabilities and their loved ones.
Meet the staff of Access Services, the only branch of the Fairfax County Public Library that focuses on removing barriers to library services for people with disabilities.
Generous support from the Friends of Reston Regional Library and the Fairfax Library Foundation has made this free event possible. No registration is required.

Local Service Providers

ABLEnow
https://www.able-now.com
844-669-2253

Adiant Mobile

Homepage


877-980-4477

AIM – VA (George Mason University)
https://aimva.org
866-926-1879

Allied Instructional Services
http://www.alliedinstructional.com
804-368-8475

American Council of the Blind
http://acb.org
800-424-8666

Assistive Technology Initiative (George Mason University)

About Us


703-993-4743

Bureau of Engraving and Printing
https://www.moneyfactory.gov
202-874-4000

Care Connection for Children – INOVA
http://www.inova.org/inova-in-the-community/care-connection-for-children/index.jsp
855-694-6682

Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
https://www.vdbvi.org
703-359-1100

ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia
www.ecnv.org
703-525-3268

Friends of the Reston Regional Library
http://restonfriends.blogspot.com
703-829-5467

Fairfax County Department of Family Services – Adult & Aging
http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dfs
703-324-7500

Fairfax County Office of Emergency Management
http://wwwfairfaxcounty.gov/oem
571-350-1000

Fairfax County Office of Humans Rights and Equity Programs
http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ohrep/
703-324-2953

Fairfax County Human Services Transportation, Neighborhood and Community Services
http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ncs/
703-324-4600

Innocaption

Home


703-865-5553

Learning Ally
https://www.learningally.org
202-244-8990

Metropolitan Washington Ear
www.washear.org
301-681-6636

National Federation of the Blind – Fairfax

Fairfax Chapter

Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons

Improving Communication, Changing Lives


703-352-9055

NuEyes & Iwear Tec

Home

PEATC – Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center
http://www.peatc.org/
703-923-0010

Prevention of Blindness Society
http://www.youreyes.org/
202-234-1010

Reston VIP / Vienna VIP Support groups
Contact Access Services
703-324-8380

Senior Helpers of Fairfax
https://www.seniorhelpers.com/fairfax-va
703-436-9251

SPRINT Accessibility
https://www.sprint.com/en/shop/services/accessibility.html

TCS Associates
https://www.tcsassociates.com/

U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing
www.moneyfactory.gov/
202-874-4000

VFO

Home


727-803-8000

Virginia Hospital Center
https://www.virginiahospitalcenter.com/
703-717-7000

WINTECH
703-690-9008
Duveen Winter

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