For information or assistance,

call Monday-Friday 9 AM – 5 PM



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VRATE 2023 is
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Vision Rehabilitation Assistive Technology Expo (VRATE) 2023 is back in person! 


The VRATE Board of Directors is excited to announce that the 2023 Expo will be held on March 31, 2023, at the Glendale Civic Center  located at 5750 W. Glenn Dr. Glendale, AZ 85301.

VRATE is the Southwest’s Largest & Longest Running vision loss & blindness resource event.  Participants will be able to learn from our guest speakers, see the latest in assistive technology  and connect with others in the blind and deafblind community.

For information or assistance call Monday-Friday 9 AM – 5 PM 1-877-AZ-VRATE. (1-877-298-7283).


Platinum $5000, Gold $1000,

Silver $500, Bronze $300

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The 2023 Speakers Committee is working to develop a lineup of professionals, subject matter experts and leaders in the blindness and deafblind community.  If you or someone you know are interested in becoming a presenter at the 2023 VRATE click the link below

2023 VRATE Call for Presentations

Disability Inclusion Statement

VRATE is dedicated to providing full and equal participation for all attendees, the 2022 VRATE Expo  will have American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreting and Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services for all sessions, sponsors and speakers.  To learn more about using these services in Zoom.