New Haven, CT, March 16, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Disability Resource Center of Fairfield County, Oak Hill of Hartford and Vision Dynamics of Cheshire are combining to present a Vision Open House on Tuesday March 30, 2010 at 11:00 AM. It will be held at the DRC, 80 Ferry Boulevard, Suite 210, Stratford, CT 06615.
This will be a presentation of the latest in vision aid technology by Charlie Collins of Vision Dynamics followed by a hands-on session providing personal experience to explain the life changing opportunities now available. “Nothing pleases me more than showing other people how easy one can use these aids to help them regain their freedom and independence.” said Charlie. “We will be demonstrating the newest in Video Magnifiers, handheld magnifiers, daily living aids, time products, lighting and sunglasses. We will also have some of the standard low-tech favorites that remain basic to everyday needs.”
Stephanie Mastrolillo and Fran Sinish will represent DRCFC, Steve Famiglietti will represent Oak Hill. “We really are excited to have this open house and use this format to help change the lives of our consumers.” said Stephanie. “We look forward to seeing all our old friends and hopefully many new friends too.” added Fran. Steve added “I have seen many of Charlie’s presentations and each one is helpful to all who attend. Please bring your friends.”
The Disability Resource Center of Fairfield County is a cross-disability resource and advocacy organization for people with disabilities. Its basic values are Consumer primacy, empowerment and the independent living philosophy in which the focus lies in the belief that the issues of dependence and access lie not with the individual, but with the community’s attitudinal and architectural barriers. Thus, the work of Centers for Independent Living is directed primarily at advocating for the removal of physical and psychological barriers and assisting consumers in dealing with those barriers.
Oak Hill helps people with disabilities experience rich, fulfilling lives in communities throughout Connecticut. through education, assistive technology, programs and advocacy, providing support at every stage of life along with a robust array of services to those people who work with, live with and care for people challenged by disabilities.
Charlie Collins, owner and founder of Vision Dynamics has supported both local agencies for many years providing information, education and training in the latest technology advances in vision aids.” We are happy to be available as part of the great work these agencies do for the local visually impaired community.” adds Charlie. “Many of our staff is visually impaired and we know what is important these people and to their care-givers.
Vision Dynamics is Southern New England’s premier company serving the needs of the Low Vision and Blind population. Its mission is to empower and inspire people with low vision, blindness, and learning difficulties with the hope, desire and ability to lead happy and independent lives. Discover more at www.visiondynamics.com.