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From time-to-time the Braille Institute produces a recorded seminar or special event that has lasting value to our listeners. When that happens, the Institute makes the recordings available to AIRS so that they can continue to serve the community. In the past these have included descriptions of the Tournament of Roses, the Braille Challenge and seminars on advances in vision.

Current Braille Institute Lectures and Seminars
TitlePodcast DescriptionAuthor/ReaderDuration
Toys For Children With Low VisionA discussion about toys for children with low vision.Dr. Bill Takeshita and Dr. Diane Christian00:43:58
Neurological Vision ImpairmentDr. Bill Takeshita talks about Neurological Vision Impairment.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:48:50
Proper lighting for your childProper lighting for your child with low visionDr. Bill Takeshita00:53:32
Vision is a learned and developed skill.A discussion to teach parents how to decorate the home and use toys to stimulate the development of vision.Dr. Bill Takeshsita00:45:07
Caregiving SupportAdvice for caregiversDonna Benton, PhD00:39:19
Tips on Fall PreventionTips on Fall PreventionGretchen Swanson00:39:52
Gene Therapy For Children With Low VisionThe recent advances in technology which allow identification of abnormal genes that cause low vision and the current treatments.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:26:55
Perception Skills for ChildrenDr. Bill talks about visual perception skills for childrenDr. Bill Takeshita00:40:07
Vision of InfantsHow to evaluate the functional vision of infants. The ways that parents and teachers can observe behaviors that indicate strengths and weaknesses.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:34:53
Neurological Vision ImpairmentDr. Bill discusses Neurological Vision ImpairmentDr. Bill Takeshita01:08:30
How to identify a child's visual strength and weaknessesDr. Bill discusses how to identify a child's visual strength and weaknessesDr. Bill Takeshita00:29:09
Eye Care Professional RolesThe Roles of Eye Care Professionals for Children with Low VisionDr. Bill Takeshita00:41:41
Vision DevelopmentDr. Bill Explains Vision DevelopmentDr. Bill Takeshita00:35:17
The Fundamentals-The Process of VisionDr. Bill Explains the process of vision.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:46:02
Updates About GlaucomaUpdates about glaucoma, the most common treatments, ongoing research, risk factors, and the need to be proactive and get annual eye exams.Dr. Alena Reznik00:38:05
Macular Degeneration Update, Jul, 2017Dr. Kashani, from USC Roski Eye Institute, updates about macular degeneration, current treatments, risk factors, and ones that can be modified.Dr. Amir Kashani00:35:37
Braille Challenge 2017The Braille Challenge event held June 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.Jim Hull01:46:24
Assistive Technology, Jun 14, 2017Dr. Bill tells you when should you introduce assistive technology to your child.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:41:01
Visual Input Processing in a Child, May 5, 2017How visual input works to develop your child's ability to process visual information.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:51:58
Movement in Visual Development, Apr 11, 2017Why Movement Plays an Important Role in Visual DevelopmentDr. Bill Takeshita00:46:55
Children with low vision: An overviewDr. Bill Takeshita shares an overview on the development of vision and how the brain is involved in vision. He shares behaviors of children with low vision.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:47:46
Eye Safety, Jan 10, 2017Dr. Bill discusses eye safetyDr. Bill Takeshita00:40:16
Environment & Vision, Dec 13, 2016Modifying your child's environment to encourage use of vision and participation in life's challenges. Modifications to home & classroom.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:46:04
Visual Processing, Nov 8, 2016Visual Processing - An important Factor In LearningDr. Bill Takeshita00:47:15
How Childhood Vision Develops, Oct 11, 2016Vision is done in the brain, not the eye. Because the brain is very good at adapting, many vision problems can be improved by therapy.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:53:44
The Visual System, Sep 13, 2016Dr. Bill gives a thorough explanation of how the visual system works and what could go wrong with it.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:47:49
Braille Challenge 2016The Braille Challenge event held June 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.Max Flehinger and Teri Grossman01:49:30
Advances in Retinal Treatment Jun 14, 2016Advances in treatment of retinal conditions in kids. Gene therapy, Stem cells & Disease modeling. How to prepare a child for a vision exam.Thomas Lee M.D. & Dr. Bill Takeshita00:53:06
Indications of Vision Problems, May 10, 2016Head tilt, head twists & toe walking, are these indications of a vision problem?Dr. Bill Takeshita00:57:12
Low Vision Seminar Part 5 of 5, May 4, 2016Testimonial by Terry Byland-the first person ever with two retinal prothesis.Terry Byland00:16:36
Low Vision Seminar Part 4 of 5, May 4, 2016Doctor Lam Discusses latest treatments and clinical trials for Retinal DetachmentsLinda Lam, MD00:15:27
Low Vision Seminar Part 3 of 5, May 4, 2016Dr. Ameri discusses the latest advances, and novel treatments of Retinitis PigmentosaHossein Ameri, MD, PhD00:17:00
Low Vision Seminar Part 2 of 5, May 4, 2016Age Related Macular Degeneration new treatments, clinical trialsAndrew Moshfeghi, MD, MBA00:21:38
Low Vision Seminar Part 1 of 5, May 4, 2016Digital Technology and the resources available at Braille InstituteBen Pomeroy00:17:40
Video Magnification and Low Vision Aids for childrenDr. Bill discusses the use of Video Magnification and Low Vision Aids which can help childrenDr. Bill Takeshita00:49:15
Functional Implications of Albinism in ChildrenThe functional implications of albinism in children explained.Dr. Bill Takeshita, and Khaled Tawansy, MD00:56:18
Optic Nerve HypoplasiaEndocrine disorders associated with optic nerve hypoplasia - one of the leading causes of blindness in children.Dr. Mark Borchert00:56:31
Functional vision of people with cortical impairment - Jan 12, 2016The lecture describes the clarity of sight, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and visual processing skills of those with CVI.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:57:16
Amblyopia - Dec 8, 2015Amblyopia: What it is and how to improve vision by stimulating the parts of the brain that process visual signals.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:57:18
Developmental Vision - Oct 13, 2015Dr. Bill Takeshita lectures on "What is a developmental vision examination?"Dr. Bill Takeshita00:51:06
Braille Challenge 2015The Braille Challenge event held June 20, 2015 at the Universal Hilton.Max Flehinger and Teri Grossman01:38:50
Questions and answers about eye conditions - Jun 6, 2015Dr. Bill answers questions about specific eye conditions.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:53:14
Helpful assistive technology-May 6, 2015Philip Reeves-Braille Institute Connection Point Manager, explains various helpful devices.Philip Reeves00:13:53
Glaucoma-May 6, 2015Dr. Bowman, from the Retina Institute of California discusses GlaucomaDr. Jessica Bowman00:32:39
Aged Related Macular Degeneration-May 6, 2015Dr. Davis is from the Retinal Institute of California, and discusses Age Related Macular Degeneration.Dr. Michael Davis00:32:25
An Overview of Retinal Conditions-May 12, 2015Dr. Bill gives an overview of retinal conditionsDr. Bill Takeshita00:45:36
Cortical Vision Impairment - Apr 14, 2015Dr. Bill gives an overview of Cortical Vision Impairment (C.V.I.), the leading cause of visual impairment in children.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:55:47
Amblyopia and Strabismus - Mar 10, 2015Dr. Bill gives advice to parents on the subjectros of Amblyopia and StabismusDr. Bill Takeshita00:40:35
Cataracts In Children - Feb 10, 2015Cataracts are a common and very treatable vision disorder. In this overview, Dr. Bill discusses causes, treatments and the outlook.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:47:43
Vision conditions and hearing impairment - Jan 13, 2015A discussion of some of the more common visual disorders associated with hearing. He discusses children interacting with their surroundings.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:52:33
Optimal Eyeglass Frames for Children - Nov 11, 2014Selecting Optimal Eyeglass Frames and Preparing Children To Wear ThemDr. Bill Takeshita00:34:19
Eye Patching in Children - Oct 7, 2014Eye patching: What is it? What is it for? Why does it help? How long does it take? and practical strategies for success.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:38:07
How Vision Works, Sep 9, 2014Dr. Bill offers an Overview of Eye Anatomy: How Vision WorksDr. Bill Takeshita01:00:06
Braille Challenge 2014Braille Challenge event held June 21, 2014 at the Universal Hilton.Max Flehinger and Teri Grossman02:05:19
M.D. & Glaucoma Seminar, May 7, 2014Annual Braille Institute lecture on macular degeneration and glaucoma - Dr. Boeckmann discusses advances in treatment of glaucomaJessica Boeckmann, M.D.00:46:48
Your Child's Eye Exam - May 13, 2014Preparing for Your Child's Eye Exam: Perspectives from the Doctor.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:56:13
Macular Degeneration 5/6/2014Annual Braille Institute lecture on macular degeneration and glaucoma - Dr. Davis discusses advances in macular degeneration procedures.Michael Davis, M.D.00:47:05
Cortical Visual Impairment - Apr 8, 2014After vision level is determined, Dr. Bill discusses the kinds of visual interventions that improve vision for children with CVI.Dr. Bill Takeshita01:04:49
Child Visual Intervention Programs - Mar 11, 2014Dr. Bill and Dr. Roman discuss common characteristics to develop a visual intervention program. Dr. Roman shares recommendations and research for children with CVI.Dr. Bill Takeshita and Christine Roman, PhD00:55:57
Eye Patching in Children - Feb 11, 2014Dr. Bill discusses eye patching, a treatment used to protect the eye, improve vision, eliminate double vision, and improve head postureDr. Bill Takeshita00:49:44
Dr. Bill discusses child eye exams - Jan 14, 2014Dr. Bill advises children to have their first eye exam by 6 months. He also offers advice if a child should wear glasses or contact lenses, and how to select them.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:49:42
The Importance of Play - Dec 10, 2013A discussion about why play is important for early child development, with suggestions on how to begin a playful experience with children.Bill Takeshita & Christina Wallerstein01:00:54
Dr. Bill discusses with Thomas Lee, MD about genetic vision problemsDr. Lee talks about various genetic caused childhood vision problems, including X-linked retinoschisis, familial exudative vitreoretinopathy and how gene and stem cell treatments may help in the future.Dr. Bill Takeshita, Dr. Thomas Lee00:57:32
Cataracts & Glaucoma in Children Oct 8, 2013Dr. Bill explains how to detect and treat congenital cataracts and glaucoma in children and answers audience questions.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:45:05
Optic Nerve Hypoplasia, Sep 10, 2013Dr. Bill interviews Mark Borchard MD of the Vision Center at Children's Hospital, Los Angeles on the latest research regarding optic nerve hypoplasia.Dr. Bill Takeshita, Dr. Mark Borchard01:05:43
Braille Challenge 2013Braille Challenge awards ceremony held June 22, 2013 at the Universal Hilton, Universal City, CA.The Braille Institute02:01:50
Pediatric Eye Conditions, May 14, 2013Dr. Bill discusses Pediatric Eye Conditions, Albinism, Aniridia and Coloboma and answers listeners' questionsDr. Bill Takeshita00:55:26
Optic Nerve Hypoplasia, Mar 12, 2013Dr. Bill talks about optic nerve hypoplasia, one of the fastest growing causes of vision impairment among children.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:50:16
Neurological Visual Impairment, Feb 12, 2013Cortical vision impairment, cortical blindness, & delayed visual maturation are the leading causes of vision impairment among children.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:53:56
Treatments for Retinopathy of Prematurity, January 8, 2013Dr. Bill discusses treatments for retinopathy of prematurity with renowned vitorretinal surgeon, Khai Tawansy, M.D.Dr. Bill Takeshita01:03:08
How to read a medical eye report, November 13, 2012How to read a medical eye report.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:44:35
Eyeglass Options for KidsDr. Bill gives a comprehensive discussion of eyeglasses for kids with low vision, from selecting a doctor through training the child.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:48:21
Low Vision Exam, September 11, 2012What is a clinical low vision exam?Dr. Bill Takeshita00:46:50
Los Angeles Services Part 1 of 3, February 28, 2012The many services provided by Los Angeles County, including disability mentoring. These services are not only for low vision/blind patrons, but anyone needing a helping hand.Adrana Miranda00:45:01
Los Angeles Services Part 2 of 3, February 28, 2012The many services provided by Los Angeles County, including disability mentoring. These services are not only for low vision/blind patrons, but anyone needing a helping hand.Adriana Miranda00:45:02
Los Angeles Services Part 3 of 3, February 28, 2012The many services provided by Los Angeles County, including disability mentoring. These services are not only for low vision/blind patrons, but anyone needing a helping hand.Adriana Miranda00:21:55
PASC Services, February 16, 2012Personal Assistance Services Council and In Home Support Services help seniors and anyone with a disability to stay at home and live independently. They cover care takers, transportation, and other services.Layla Delgado00:40:55
iPhone for low vision/blind Part 1 of 3, February 12, 2012The speaker is an adaptive technology trainer who specializes in mobile technology. He walks users through how the iPhone can help many low vision/blind people.Julian Vargas00:45:23
iPhone for low vision/blind Part 2 of 3, February 12, 2012The speaker is an adaptive technology trainer who specializes in mobile technology. He walks users through how the iPhone can help many low vision/blind people.Julian Vargas00:45:16
iPhone for low vision/blind Part 3 of 3, February 12, 2012The speaker is an adaptive technology trainer who specializes in mobile technology. He walks users through how the iPhone can help many low vision/blind people.Julian Vargas00:09:38
Emergency Preparedness Part 1 of 2, January 20, 2012The Red Cross, Americorps and the ADA of Disability Los Angeles address what you need when disaster strikes.Kimberly Kim, Angela Kaufman00:44:31
Emergency Preparedness Part 2 of 2, January 20, 2012The Red Cross, Americorps and the ADA of Disability Los Angeles address what you need when disaster strikes.Kimberly Kim, Angela Kaufman00:44:28
2012 Braille ChallengeEntertainment, contests, prizes for proficiency in Braille at the June 23, 2012 Braille ChallengeThe Braille Institute02:14:00
Young Children and Technology - June 12Dr. Bill interviews Diana Dennis and Sue Parker-Strafaci on the use of the Apple I Pad and other assistive technology for children with low vision.Dr. Bill Takeshita, Sue Parker-Strafaci and Diana Dennis00:57:23
Common disorders associated with optic nerve hypoplasia - May 8, 2012Optic nerve hypoplasia is one of the fastest growing causes of vision impairment. Dr. Bill Takeshita describes many of the common problems associated with this condition and he informs listeners to see additional consultations by professionals.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:57:25
Sleep Disorders in Children with Vision Impairment - April 10, 2012Many Children with vision impairment have sleep disorders. Dr. Bill shares helpful information and strategies to help the child who has problems sleeping.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:50:23
Common Retinal Disorders and Functional Vision - March 13, 2012Dr. Bill Takeshita discusses the functional implications of achromatopsia, albinism, anridia, F.E.V.R., and other common retinal disorders.Dr. Bill Takeshita01:01:50
Making an Eye Exam Appointment For Your ChildDr. Bill interviews his guests as they share helpful tips to make your child's eye examination appointment accurate, comfortable and efficient.Dr. Bill Takeshita, Sue Parker-Strafaci & Parisa Lamarra00:57:32
Medical Advances for Premature Children - January 10, 2012Dr. Tawansy describes the latest treatments for retinopathy of prematurity, including lasers, Avastin, Kenalog and Plasmin and how brain hemorrhages can affect vision in premature children.Khal Tawansy, M.D.01:00:47
Monthly Telephone Lecture - December 13, 2011Retinopathy of Prematurity. A discussion of the causes, effects and treatments for this relatively common cause of vision degradation in children born prematurely.Dr. Bill Takeshita01:02:04
Sharper Vision: Glaucoma and Cataracts Seminar- November 2, 2011"Glaucoma: What it is and how you can prevent blindness.", "Like grey hair, we all get Cataracts."Michael Berlin, M.D. & Uday Devgan M.D.01:25:40
Stimulation for cortical vision impairmentDr. Bill interviews experts in vision stimulation treatment for children with cortical vision impairment. Guests detail the methods and treatments used.Dr. Bill Takeshita, Sue Parker-Strafaci, Jerri Hart, Diana Dennis01:00:42
Low Vision Seminar - 9/19/2011Dr. Bill Takeshita shares information about advances in medical treatements and low vision technology at the Braille Institute.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:48:02
Medical Advances For Children With Low Vision - 9/13/2011Dr. Bill Takeshita shares information about many of the latest medical treatments and research to help children with low vision.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:56:01
An Overview of Optic Nerve HypoplasiaDr Borchert discusses Optic Nerve Hypoplasia, his current research and answers questions from the telephone audience.Dr. Mark Borchert & Dr. Bill Takeshita01:00:29
Stimulate Your Child's Vision Development - 5/10/2011Pediatric Vision Telephone Lecture: How to modify your home to stimulate the development of your child's vision. Research on the importance of vision stimulation.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:51:27
An Overview of Retinopathy of Prematurity - April 12, 2011Braille Institute Telephone Lecture: Dr. Bill gives an overview of retinopathy of prematurity. Vision problems characteristic of premature infants.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:40:46
Planning Your Child's Eye Exam - March 8, 2011Braille Institute Child Development Telephone Lecture: Dr. Bill leads the discussion and shares his tips for making the most of your child's eye examination.Discussion Leader: Dr. Bill Takeshita00:45:57
Retinal Diseases of Children - February 8, 2011Braille Institute Telephone Lecture. Doctors Tawansy & Takeshita discuss the retinal problems of children.Khal Tawansy, M.D. & Bill Takeshita, O.D.00:38:10
Neurological Vision Impairment - January 11, 2011Neurological vision impairment is the leading cause of impairment in children today. Dr. Bill discusses the types of impairment: cortical blindness, cortical vision impairment, and delayed visual maturation.Reader: Dr. Bill Takeshita00:46:46
Strabismus & Amblyopia - December 14, 2010In this Braille Institute Telephone Lecture, Dr. Bill discusses some common causes of vision impairment in children, strabismus and amblyopia.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:31:08
Vision and Learning - November 20, 2010Vision plays an important role in reading, writing, and academic performance. But 20/20 vision does not mean a student has the visual skills needed for efficient learning. Dr. Bill describes the visual skills that ARE most important.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:11:07
Role of Vision in Infant Development - November 20, 2010Vision plays a very important role in the development of infants. Dr. Bill discusses how vision affects the development of infants and reminds parents and professionals of the importance of vision examinations for infants.Dr. Bill Takeshita00:12:48
Diabetic Retinopathy Seminar - November 10, 2010 Part 1Various speakers on Diabetic Retinopathy and the business of life.Unknown00:47:51
Diabetic Retinopathy Seminar - November 10, 2010 Part 2Various speakers on Diabetic Retinopathy and the business of life.Unknown00:56:19
Preventing Poking & Pressing In Children - November 9, 2010One of the most difficult behaviors to break among children with low vision is eye pressing and poking. This behavior can be very serious and dr. Bill shares specific strategies to help parents and teachers to stop it.Speaker: Dr. Bill Takeshita; Engineer: Brett Takeshita00:37:38
How Glasses Can Help Your Child - October 14, 2010Many think a child has to talk before he can be fitted with glasses. But pediatric eye doctors can determine prescriptions for clarity, double vision, eye movement, contrast and glare reduction. Dr. Bill discusses how.Speaker: Dr. Bill Takeshita; Engineer: Brett Takeshita00:36:01
Patching to Improve Children's Vision - September 14, 2010The use of patching to improve children's vision. Patching one or both eyes can greatly improve the vision of children. Dr. Bill discusses patching uses and the techniques to make patching more effective.Speaker: Dr. Bill Takeshita; Engineer: Brett Takeshita00:20:43
Vision Stimulation For Children - June 16, 2010Vision stimulation activities to perform with your child this summer. In this lecture, Dr. Bill Takeshita reminds parents of the importance of continued vision stimulation during the summer break to maximally develop vision. Specific activities are included.Dr. Bill Takeshita; Engineer: Brett Takeshita00:37:15
Retinal Diseases Seminar - May 19, 2010 Part 2What's New in Technology for People with Low Vision. By Bill Takeshita, Consulting Director of Low Vision, Braille Institute & Chief of Optometry, Center for the Partially SightedBill Takeshita, O.D., F.A.A.O., F.C.O.V.D.00:43:54
Retinal Diseases Seminar - May 19, 2010 Part 1New Research and Treatment Options for Retinal Diseases. By Ron Taban, Macula Institute and Retina Research CenterRon Taban, M.D.00:50:51
Treating R.O.P. - May 13, 2910Braille Telephone Lecture. Dr. Tawansy discusses medical and surgical treatments to prevent blindness in- and restore vision to- children born prematurely.Khal Tawansy, M.D. & Bill Takeshita, O.D.00:57:48
Children With R.O.P. - April 25, 2010Braille Telephone Lecture. Solutions for children with retinopathy of prematurity (R.O.P.). Dr. Bill provides parents and teachers with strategies and information to help children with R.O.P. to get the most out of their vision.Reader: Dr. Bill Takeshita; Engineer: Brett Takeshita00:35:13
Children's Eye Exams - March 17, 2010Braille Telephone Lecture. Making the most of your child's eye examination. Dr. Bill gives parents some strategies and ideas on how to get the most from their child's vision examinations.Dr. Bill Takeshita; Engineer: Jaymie Takeshita00:37:18
Modifying the Home to Stimulate VisionBraille Telephone Lecture. A February 16, 2010 lecture sponsored by the Braille Institute tells parents how they can stimulate their child's vision development by modifying their home.Speaker: Dr. Bill Takeshita00:35:21
Diabetic Retinopathy Seminar November 18, 2009"Research on diabetes in the eye" by Homayoun Tabandeh; "Living well with diabetes" by Natalie NankinHomayoun Tabandeh, M.D. & Natalie Nankin, Nutritionalist00:45:53
Neurological Vision ImpairmentBraille Telephone Lecture. Dr. Takeshita lectures on Neurological Vision Impairment for the Braille Institute on January 20, 2010Dr. Bill Takeshita00:31:46
Vision Stimulation for Children 11/18/2009"Vision Stimulation for Children Under 5 Years of Age." A 45 minute lecture done for the Braille Institute and The Center for the Partially Sighted. on November 18, 2009Author: Bill Takeshita Engineer: Brett Takeshita00:46:25
Getting in Touch With Literacy 2009 Part 6Special Closing Musical Presentation by the Johnny Mercer Children's Choir of Braille InstituteDirected by Marleena Coulston00:11:46
Getting in Touch With Literacy 2009 Part 5Differentiated Instruction for English Language LearnersSharon Ulanoff, Ph.D., Madeline Milian, Ph.D.00:52:48
Getting in Touch With Literacy 2009 Part 4Findings of the National Reading Panel and Research on Evidence-based Fluency InstructionD. Ray Reutzel, Ph.D., Utah State University01:30:13
Getting in Touch With Literacy 2009 Part 3The Evolution of Braille. A special presentation in honor of Louis Braille's 200th birthdayDr. Abraham Nemeth, Ph.D.00:54:27
Getting in Touch With Literacy 2009 Part 2What is Response to Intervention? Does it Apply to VI?Diane Haager, Sharon Sax, Jane Aaron01:20:03
Getting in Touch With Literacy 2009 Part 1Keynote Address: Conversations with Cay - An informal dialogue on the state of literacy for people who are visually impairedCay Holbrook, Diane P. Wormsley, Frances Mary D'Andrea00:59:28
Macular Degeneration and RP Seminar 5/20/09 Disk 2Disk 2 of the CD set of the May 20 2009 Braille Institute Seminar on macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa, including question and answer session.Various medical authorities00:43:47
Macular Degeneration and RP Seminar 5/20/09 Disk 1Disk 1 of the CD set of the May 20 2009 Braille Institute Seminar on macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa, including question and answer session.Various medical authorities00:57:46
Rancho Mirage Children and Vision Seminar: November 8, 2008How to Help Your Child with Low Vision Develop to His or Her Fullest Potential - the steps parents must take to help their children to develop maximal vision.Speaker: Dr. Bill Takeshita, Engineer: Jaymie Takeshita01:01:29
Living with Low Vision November 7, 2008This lecture teaches adults with low vision to continue to perform daily activities and inspires them to continue living life with a positive outlook.Speaker: Dr. Bill Takeshita, Engineer: Jaymie Takeshita01:04:49
Macular Degeneration Part 4Part 4 - Recent technical advances that offer help in your day-to-day life.Dr. Bill Takeshita and Dr Steven Bauer00:25:29
Macular Degeneration Part 3Part 3 - Recent technical advances that offer help in your day-to-day life.Dr. Bill Takeshita and Dr Steven Bauer00:28:00
Macular Degeneration Part 2Part 2 - Latest Research in Macular DegenerationDr. Kent Small00:23:45
Macular Degeneration Part 1Part 1 - Latest Research in Macular DegenerationDr Kent Small00:24:43
Story Garden - Celebrities Read to Kids"Trouble at the Crusty Crab," a SpongeBob Story and "The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins," by Dr. SeussReader: Tom Kinney, the voice of SpongeBob SquarePants00:38:46
Glaucoma-Cataracts Seminar 2 11/07/2007Seminar Part 1: Cataract and Refractive SurgeryDr Michael S. Berlin00:45:46
Glaucoma-Cataracts Seminar 1 11/07/2007Seminar Part 2: Glaucoma DiscussionDr. Udeh Devkin00:54:42
Glaucoma Awareness10 January, 2008 Community Event - In English and SpanishHost Betty Lucas - The Braille Institute00:40:20
Macular DegenerationBraille Institute's Annual Macular Degeneration Seminar, May 15, 2007The Braille Institute01:17:25
Retinitis Pigmentosa, Part 2Second half of a Retinitis Pigmentosa seminar for sufferers and their families by prominent medical authoritiesThe Braille Institute00:44:48
Retinitis Pigmentosa, Part 1First half of a Retinitis Pigmentosa Seminar for sufferers and families by prominent medical authoritiesThe Braille Institute00:44:48

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