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Pre-Conference Activities

Please note: some pre-conference sessions & activities begin early Thursday morning. It is recommended that registrants participating in a pre-conference activity beginning Thursday morning plan to arrive on Wednesday evening.

Outing to Kennedy Space Center
Thursday, July 14th ~ 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Join us for an exciting pre-conference trip to the Kennedy Space Center! Experience where history was and continues to be made! Filled with delightful exhibits, attractions and activities, the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers a glimpse into the world of space and technology. Visitors can experience space exploration from its inception to current and ongoing missions with an up-close experience of the stories of humans in space. Departing from the hotel at 8:00 a.m. and leaving Kennedy Space Center at 2:30 p.m. (returning to the hotel around 4:00 p.m.) in time for NOAHCon registration and opening session.
Cost includes transportation and admission ticket to Kennedy Space Center. 

Registration Fee: $90 age 12+ / $75 children 3-11
Register by July 1st!

Visually Challenged: Exploring Transportation Options
Thursday, July 14th ~ 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 

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Tentative Sessions Include:

  • The Clinical Low Vision Exam
  • Bioptic Telescopes: The Evaluation, Prescription and Fitting
  • Pre-Driver Readiness
  • Bioptic Road Training Techniques, Technologies and Strategies to Maximize Driving Potentials
  • Getting in Charge of Getting Around: Accessing Transportation as a Non-Driver
  • Finding Strategies to Build Independent Travel Skills for Those with Visual Impairment
  • How A Bioptic Driving Bill Becomes Law: the Journey of Consumer Advocacy in Changing Bioptic Driving Policy
  • Multi-Disciplinary Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Session

Registration Fee: $95 ~ Includes lunch

*Virtual option available!

This course has been approved for 6 ADED Approved Contact Hour(s). The assignment of ADED Contact Hours does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by ADED.

Mothers' Workshop

Mothers’ Workshop
Thursday, July 14th ~ 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM 

Building Parent Connections (BPC) is delighted to again be partnering with NOAH  to provide an opportunity for mothers of children with albinism to come together in a supportive environment to connect, learn and empower each other.  Through a combination of presentations and small group discussions, participants will have an opportunity to process the many emotions that come along with having a child with albinism while building a community of people that truly understand.  Join us to start off your conference with strong connections and a mental clarity that will enhance the entire conference experience.  

Registration Fee: $55

Disney Springs Scavenger Hunt

Disney Springs Scavenger Hunt
Thursday, July 14th ~ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

Allow Mickey and Friends to lead you on a wild goose chase through Disney Springs for a fun scavenger hunt! Families, Couples, small groups, or individuals are welcome! Use your smartphone to access the game and complete missions to earn points and win prizes. Create some fun photo memories along the way!