For families of young children with visual impairment and their early intervention and education team

Bill Takeshita OD, FAAO, FCOVD, serves as the Consulting Director of Low Vision Training for Braille Institute and has lectured extensively across the country on the topics of pediatric eye conditions and low vision rehabilitation.

The Dr. Bill telephone series is an educational program focusing on pediatric eye conditions for parents, teachers and other professionals working with young children with visual impairments.  The information presented should not be considered a medical consultation but information that willl help us understand pediatric eye conditions better.

Special Guests joining Dr. Bill on the call will be announced during the year.

All tele-seminars will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 4:00 -5:00 PM PST, unless a change in time/date is announced. There is no need to register.

Please see the following schedule of topics below:

September 12thHow to Understand the Complex Process of Vision
November 14thThe Development of Vision
December 12thThe Roles of Vision Care Professionals for Children with Low Vision
January 9thHow to Identify a Child’s Visual Strengths and Weaknesses
February 13thNeurological Vision Impairment

Here’s how to join the call:

  1. Dial 1-888-247-8947
  2. When the operator asks for a participant passcode, use 460500
  3. The operator will then connect you to our call

We invite you to listen to these free podcasts of our past sessions, brought to you by AIRS-LA: Audio Internet Reading Service of Los Angeles: