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American Printing House for the Blind Impactful Living Summit

April 26 @ 8:30 am - May 26 @ 5:00 pm

Registration is now open for the 2022 APH Huntington Impactful Living Summit. The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) is the world’s largest nonprofit organization creating accessible products and programs designed to support the educational, workplace, and independent living needs of people who are blind or visually impaired. Established in 2020, APH Huntington provides access technology trainings and community learning opportunities addressing the needs of people with vision loss in Huntington and the surrounding area.

The 2022 APH Huntington Impactful Living Summit is a one-day conference for professionalsin the vision loss field and people who are blind or visually impaired. Taking place on April 26, 2022, from 8:30am-4pm at the DoubleTree by Hilton Huntington, the 2022 APH Huntington Impactful Living Summit will connect attendees to national and local content experts, innovative, life-changing access technologies, and online resources. Featured speakers will include representatives from APH’s national office in Louisville, APH Huntington, and Cabell Wayne Association of the Blind Services Division (CWAB.) Special guest speakers include a former Yahoo accessibility specialist, an education representative from Vispero, GoodMaps’ user experience staff, and more. Attendance is free but registration is required. Click here to register; registration will close end-of-day on April 20, 2022.

Invited Attendees
• People who are blind or visually impaired
• Local Service Providers
• Local Veterans Administration Staff
• Teachers of the Visually Impaired
• WV State Rehabilitation Counselors and Staff
• Community and organization representatives

2022 APH Huntington Impactful Living Summit Event Schedule

• 8:30-9:00 AM – Check In
• 9:00- 9:10 AM – Welcome & Overview
• 9:10-9:50 AM – APH Huntington and CWAB; Understanding Our Community and the Needs of People who are
Blind/Low Vision
• 10:00-10:50 AM – GoodMaps – Accessible Indoor Navigation for Independence
• 11:00–11:50 AM – Access Technology Demonstrations: An Introduction to State of the Art Technologies that
Create Opportunities and Change Lives
• 11:50 AM-1:10 PM – Plated Lunch Provided and Visit the Exhibits
• 1:10 PM-2:00 PM – The APH ConnectCenter: Life-Changing Resources for Blindness and Low Vision Across the
Lifespan
• 2:10-3:00 PM – Perspectives from the Field, Lessons Learned from Professionals Who Are Blind or Have Low
Vision (a panel discussion with attendee Q&A)
• 3:00-3:10 PM – Closing Remarks
• 4:00 PM – Exhibits Close

The 2022 APH Huntington Impactful Living Summit is supported in part by The Huntington Foundation, the Pallottine Foundation of Huntington, and The James H. and Alice Teubert Charitable Trust. Learn more about the
APH Huntington Impactful Living Summit or APH Huntington by contacting Lee Huffman at [email protected] or 304-634-1120. Learn about APH at www.aph.org.

Details

Start:
April 26 @ 8:30 am
End:
May 26 @ 5:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aph-huntington-impactful-living-summit-tickets-304800956867

Venue

Double Tree Hotel
1001 3rd Ave
Huntington, WV 25701 United States
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Phone:
304.525.1001
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