Pennsylvania Council of the Blind
2020 Conference & Convention
Bridging the Distance
Wednesday, October 21 through Sunday, October 25, 2020
THE PENNSYLVANIA COUNCIL OF THE BLIND
Thanks you for your gifts in support of our mission
2020 CORPORATE SPONSORS
2020 CHAPTER SPONSORSHIPS
Cumberland County Care and Share
York County Chapter of the Blind
Philadelphia Regional Chapter of the Blind
Philadelphia Metro Chapter of the Blind
Hank Bloomberg Chapter
Lehigh Valley Chapter of the Blind
Washington Chapter of the Blind
Golden Triangle Chapter of the Blind
Keystone Chapter of the Blind
PCB thanks all chapters that provided door prizes and auction items for this event.
Many PCB members provided financial support for this year’s conference. PCB gratefully acknowledges your on-going support for our mission.
PCB is also appreciative of the many individual donors who contributed to this year’s live auction.
With sincere gratitude, PCB congratulates all who volunteered their time and talent to make this weekend a great success!
All exhibit presentations will be aired on ACB Radio’s Live Event channel whenever conference presentations and activities are not in session. This includes Wednesday and Thursday during the day and overnight hours once we conclude our evening entertainment each night. Exhibits begin airing on Wednesday, October 21 at 9 AM. Check Wednesday’s event schedule for a special live Q&A session with Gold Sponsor Vanda Pharmaceuticals prior to our opening session. And on Thursday we’ll offer a few video exhibits for your perusal.
2020 VIRTUAL EXHIBITORS
OrCam’s mission is to harness the power of artificial vision by incorporating pioneering technology into wearable and handheld platforms which improves the lives of people who are blind, visually impaired, and have reading disabilities. The OrCam MyEye and OrCam Reader empower individuals enabling them to live more independent lives.
American Printing House
The American Printing House for the Blind is an American not-for-profit corporation in Louisville, Kentucky promoting independent living for people who are blind and visually impaired. For over 150 years APH has created unique products and services to support all aspects of daily life without sight.
Guiding Eyes for the Blind
An internationally accredited school for training guide dogs, the school offers a program designed for blind and visually impaired students with additional developmental or physical challenges.
Stop by the VANDA virtual exhibit to learn more about Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder (Non-24) and sign up for more information.
The Newsreel, Inc
Newsreel Magazine is a monthly 3 hour magazine that provides information and encouragement each month primarily in the voices of its members.
Loving Touch Connection
Loving Touch Connection products are hand painted glassware items (such as wine glasses, salt & pepper shakers, coffee mugs, kitchen canisters, etc.), with raised dot braille messages and hand painted artistic designs with raised outlining.
Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind
We prepare highly qualified guide dogs to serve and empower individuals who are blind or have low vision throughout the United States. All of the services for our clients are provided free of charge, including personalized training and extensive post-graduate support, plus financial assistance for veterinary care if needed.
Library for the Blind, Pittsburgh
CLBPH provides free public library services for Pennsylvania residents who have difficulty reading standard print because of a visual, physical, or reading disability.
GuideLights and Gadgets, Inc
We specialize in 3 lines of products, all intended to assist in access to adaptive electronics, enhance experiences for guide dog teams, and offer practical accessories for organization and travel. Then there are the random products that are included, just for fun!
WPSBC provides on campus and outreach educational programs for students with visual impairment.
We are offering technology and educational products: Lengua-Learn Communications – where good communication leads to good relations.
Low Vision Shop
The low vision shop has created a place where people can explore vision aid options – everything from magnifiers to revolutionary wearable technology. We’ve brought the latest advancements into one space and surrounded them with specialized professionals who can guide the discovery of optimal vision enhancement.