If you have questions about the 7-OB report, visit the Program Administration page of our Community of Practice at www.oib-tac.org/program-administration/federal/.
February is Low Vision Awareness Month. If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with low vision, talk with your eye care professional about options and services available. It's important to remember there is hope and help.
Community outreach can help link OIB services and other aging services, providing a more comprehensive experience for your consumer.Have you checked out the free online courses offered through the OIB-TAC?
Community outreach is a subject that is actually one of the four primary areas RSA asked the OIB TAC to address in technical assistance and training.
Rural areas present a distinct challenge to providing services to individuals who are visually impaired and blind, and especially to those who are older.
The Older Individuals who are Blind Technical Assistance Center is a development of the National Research & Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University, focused on agencies serving older individuals who are blind (OIB). This grant (#H177Z150003) is funded by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) under the U.S. Department of Education.