The Nation's Premier Autism and Disabilities Conference

November 14-16 | Columbus, OH

November 14-16 | Columbus, OH

The Nation's Premier Autism and Disabilities Conference

Braille AT Forum

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Braille AT Forum for Families and Professionals

The Braille AT Forum is a special event within OCALICON that focuses on student braille literacy, educator braille competencies, assistive technologies to support braille and more. Exhibitor table displays on Tuesday evening and Wednesday showcase the latest products, services, and solutions to support those who are blind or visually impaired. Educational sessions on Wednesday feature the expertise and insights of a wide range of speakers. An "event within an event," the Braille AT Forum takes place during OCALICON 2018 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

The Braille AT Forum is a free event. Advance registration is required. 

Braille AT Forum Schedule

Tuesday, November 13 | 6:00 - 8:00pm

Join us for the Braille AT Forum kickoff! Enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks while you visit with Braille AT Forum exhibitors. Spin the prize wheel for a chance to win great prizes!

Wednesday, November 14 | 8:00 am- 5:45 pm

The learning and discovery continues on Wednesday! Start your day with the Summit on Sensory Disabilities, experience the full exhibit hall of vendors and exhibitors, and don't miss the four special Braille AT Forum sessions. Session details will be posted in Summer 2018.

8:00 am - 9:15 am | Summit on Sensory Disabilities

9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Exhibit Hall Open

9:45 am - 11:00 am | Braille AT Forum Session 1

11:30 am - 12:30 pm | Poster Sessions

12:45 pm - 2:00 pm | Braille AT Forum Session 2

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm | Braille AT Forum Session 3

4:30 pm - 5:45 pm | Braille AT Forum Session 4

Contact Julie Pashovich for more information (office: 614.410.1042).

Braille AT Forum Vendor Tables

Does your company or organization provide assistive technology to support individuals who are blind or visually impaired? Sign up for a table to share how your products and services can create access for the B/VI community!

A limited number of vendor tables are available at no cost for Tuesday, November 13, and Wednesday, November 14.

What's Included in the Table Display:

  • 6' table, 2 chairs, and wastebasket
  • 2 full-conference registrations
  • Company listing/description on OCALICON website
  • Company listing/description in OCALICON program
  • Overnight exhibit hall security
  • All-day access to Exhibitor Lounge

Want to stay for the entire conference? Sign up for a full booth!*

*Regular exhibit rates apply.

Braille AT Forum Vendor Tables Schedule

Tuesday, November 13
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wednesday, November 14
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

2018 Braille AT Forum Vendors

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Table Number: 2AT

The State Library of Ohio
Table Number: 3AT

VFO (Enhanced Vision - Freedom Scientific - Optelec)
Table Number: 1AT


Julie Pashovich
614.410.1042 (p)

The Braille AT Forum is presented by the AT & AEM Center at OCALI.