The NDA would like to thank its host, Massachusetts General Hospital, as well as all of the volunteers who helped us run such a successful conference!
The agenda included presentations and group discussions on:
- Genetics, disability, and resultant ethical/rights issues
- Advances in eye and ear research for persons with Norrie, including hearing aids, cochlear implants, and retinal surgeries
- O&M coping strategies for individuals who are deaf/blind
- Behavioral modification strategies to aid people with autism and/or other developmental delays
Presentation recordings and materials from the conference can be found here.