First Canadian Interdisciplinary Vision Rehabilitation Conference - CIVRC

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 08:00 to Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 17:00
School of Optometry and Vision Science Waterloo, ON
Ontario CA


Vision rehabilitation is on the move!  In response to frequent requests for workshops and education on vision rehabilitation in Canada, Drs Labreche and Leat, in conjunction with the Centre for Sight Enhancement and a multi-disciplinary planning committee, are organising the  first Canadian multidisciplinary weekend vision rehabilitation conference to be held at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, Waterloo. It is designed to be of interest to all professionals who are, or would like to be, involved in low vision rehabilitation: optometrists, ophthalmologists, occupational therapists, orientation and mobility specialists, low vision therapists, opticians, vision resource teachers and others. The conference will include continuing education lectures and workshops. There will be three prestigious keynote lecturers: Walter Wittich (Ecole d’optometrie, University of Montreal), Joan Stelmack (Director, Low Vision Service, Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, University of Illinois) and one more TBA. A trade show and art show are also included.

Don’t miss this inaugural weekend! For more information, and to register, please visit the website here