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Calendar of Events for Special Needs in the State of Ohio


SGO has looked all over the USA for all of the events and conventions to be right at your fingertips! If you know of an event that is not listed please send it over to to include it today!

Events for Summer 2023


Cleveland Sight center


CABVI Rehabilitation & Technology Expo

Join us to explore new technology and rehabilitation services that can change your life!
• Meet with various vendors.
• Explore services and new technology.
• Hands on time with equipment.
• Door prizes!

Friday, September 29, 2017 10 AM to 2:30 PM
2045 Gilbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45202 on the Third Floor

RSVP! by Friday, September 22, 2017. Contact Judy or Todd at or 513-221-2192.

World Sight Day October 12th

White Cane Safety Day October 15th

The Guide Dog Foundation

Dogs on the Catwalk - October, 19, 2017 - Bethpage, NY

The Guide Dog Foundation is excited to announce the Dogs on the Catwalk Fashion Show in partnership with ‘Master Pet Couturier’ Anthony Rubio.  This special event, being held at Carlyle on the Green at Bethpage State Park, home of Bethpage Black PGA Golf Course, is one you don't want to miss.  The show will spotlight canine couture designs from Anthony Rubio’s fall collection, modeled by Mr. Rubio’s dogs along with dogs from the Foundation guide and service dog programs. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Guide Dog Foundation’s mission to improve the quality of life for people who are blind, have low vision, or have other special needs. Register today!

American Council for the Blind Ohio

Conference Oct 20-22 at Kalahari Resort

National Foundation for the Blind of Ohio
2017 State Convention
Dates: October 27-29, 2017
Location: Doubletree, Columbus

National Foundation for the Blind of Michigan
2017 State Convention
Dates: November 3-5, 2017
Location: Sheraton, Kalamazoo

OCALI is Calling for Exhibitors – NOW OPEN!

Showcase your products and services at the Braille Excellence for Students and Teachers (BEST) AT Forum for Parents and Professionals at OCALICON 2017 – the nation's premier autism and disabilities conference.  The BEST AT Forum (formerly the BEST AT Family Conference) will bring together Ohio families and educators to focus on braille literacy and assistive technology for students who are blind or visually impaired. For more information visit our website at

Table Display Exhibit Hours

Thursday, November 16, 2017  |  4:30pm - 6:30pm  |  4:00pm Set-up  |   

Friday, November 17, 2017       |   7:30am - 1:00pm

Exhibit space is going quickly. Fill out the attached Exhibitor Table Display Contract to reserve your spot today! Contact Julie Pashovich at for more information.VisionWalk Cincinnati

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