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As of July 1, 2014, Blind Babies Foundation became a program of Junior Blind, a leading non-profit organization helping children and adults who are blind, visually impaired or multi-disabled achieve independence. With similar missions and visions, the union between Junior Blind and Blind Babies Foundation is a natural fit and our combined strengths will ensure brighter futures for even more babies in need of our critical services.  To learn more, please visit

The 19th Annual Lowenfeld-Akeson Early Years Symposium is approaching!


Dates: Friday, Feb. 6 & Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015


Time: 8:30am – 4:00pm each day


Topic: Dealing with Dual Diagnosis: Autism and Visual Impairment


Co-Presenters: Linda Lawrence, MD & Terese Pawletko, PhD


Location: California School for the Blind; 500 Walnut Ave., Fremont, CA 94536


Registration: Early registration deadline is Jan. 26, 2015. For regestration questions and family scholarship requests, please contact Michael McFarland by phone at (510) 446 2229 ext. 10 or by e-mail at