Low Vision Expo –

Our 2016 Low Vision Expo was a huge success. Special thanks to the Talking Book Library, Pinellas Council of the Blind, Chapel on the Hill UCC, DRG and Lighthouse of Pinellas for your hard work in making this event such a success.

We are currently working on a date for the
2017 Low Vision Expo

Here is information about our 2016 Expo:

Life doesn’t stop when you lose your vision. The Low Vision Expo is designed to educate blind or visually impaired individuals, their families, friends, potential employers and the community about the latest resources, aids, technology and services available in Pinellas County. There will be information and demonstrations for all ages. For more information click here.

Exhibitors will feature:

  • Latest vision magnification equipment
  • Latest access technology & demonstrations
  • Services to enhance independence
  • Talking Book demonstrations
  • AutoMARK Voter Assist Terminal demonstrations
  • Guide Dogs


Schedule of Events

10 am – Expo Opens
10 am – Welcome
Douglas Towne – Chapel on the Hill
Keynote Speaker
Daniel T. Mann
President & CEO
Lighthouse of Pinellas
White Cane Safety Day Proclamation
Council Member Trish Springer, City of Seminole
10:30 am – White Cane Safety Day Walk Begins
1 pm – Special Guest Speaker
2 pm – Expo Closes

Expo Exhibitors

Pinellas Talking Book Library
Lighthouse of Pinellas
Pinellas Council of the Blind
Florida Reading and Technology
Division of Blind Services
Southeastern Guide Dogs
Suncoast Puppy Raisers
Magnifying America
PSTA and Care Ride
Freedom Scientific
Magnifying Aids

Pinellas County Supervisor of Elections Office – AutoMARK Voter Assist Terminal
Magnifying Solutions
Lions Club
HIMS Assistive Technology
En-Vision America
Michael Ciafone, Author
Veterans Administration
Pinellas Consumer Protection
Aurora Ministries
Florida Inclusion Project


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