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7:00 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Louisville Hosts American Council of the Blind Conference

Officials for the American Council of the Blind (ACB) say Louisville residents should expect to see more people carrying canes and being accompanied by dogs this week with the start of the organization’s national conference Friday.

Over 1,500 blind and visually impaired individuals are expected to be in Louisville for the conference, which offers updated technologies and policy discussions each year.

Ronald Milliman, council spokesman, said verbal applications that use GPS are a widely used by the visually impaired and one of the new technologies that will be featured.

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