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*Austin-San Antonio Chapter invites you to: *
*Our 2017 Chapter Presentation and VisionWalk Kickoff!*
*Saturday, February 4, 2017*
*Registration: 9:30 AM*
*Program: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM*

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Outreach
Conference Center Hatlan Room
1100 West 45th Street, Building 605
Austin, TX 78756

Join us for our second Chapter Presentation, and first VisionWalk Kickoff
in Austin! Learn about some of the latest research and clinical trial
updates for retinal diseases, and discover the resources available to you
in Austin. Additional presenters and details will be added after the
holidays.

*Employment Rights and Special Education Issues*
Lia Davis and Meredith Parekh, Attorneys
Disability Rights Texas

*Ms. Davis and Ms. Parekh are both attorneys in the Austin Office of
Disability Rights Texas. This is a wonderful opportunity to better
understand your rights under Texas State Law, and get questions answered on
the resources you need, and the programs you have access to.*

*Retinitis Pigmentosa and Other Inherited Retinal Diseases:*
*Where do we stand, and where are we going?*
Saradha Chexal, MD
Retina Consultants of Austin
*Dr. Chexal is a board certified retinal surgeon who specializes in the
treatment and management of all retinal conditions. In addition, Dr. Chexal
completed a specialized fellowship at the prestigious UCLA under the
direction of Dr. Gorin where she received additional training in RP and
other inherited retinal dystrophies. She is proud to bring that expertise
to serve those in Austin.*

*2017 VisionWalk Kickoff!*
Kathy Gonzalez, Event Manager
Foundation Fighting Blindness
*Get all the information you need for the 9th Annual San Antonio-Austin
VisionWalk. Meet some of our team captains, and find out how to become one!
The VisionWalk will take place on Saturday, April 1st at Lady Bird Johnson
Park in San Antonio. *

*RSVP: Email" " or call 310-201-3005
or 310-903-8208. Attendance is *free*,
but registration is *required* and seating is limited.

*This Chapter Speaker Series is presented without charge and brought to you
by*
*The Chatlos Foundation Public Health Education Program of the Foundation
Fighting Blindness.*
*Attendance is open to the public. *