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Technical
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for agencies promoting independence, community involvement, and well-being for older individuals who are blind.

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  • Questions about 7-OB?

    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/.

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  • February is Low Vision Awareness Month

    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.

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Tip of the Week

Develop a relationship with your Talking Book librarian, just like you have with your local public librarian. Each regional Talking Book library has people there to call to help you find books. Put their phone number in a prominent place and use it often—so you have a constant supply of great books coming to your home.

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Funding Statement

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.