Older Americans have been recognized and celebrated in the month of May since 1963. Most recently, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution with that designation, and President Trump made an official proclamation.
WANTED! We are looking for experienced supervisors or vision rehab therapists and for first time supervisors or new direct service personnel to pair up to field test our new Mentoring Manual. Commitment? Only one to two hours per month. Outcome?
In program evaluations with seniors, it seems like a small but reliable percentage of OIB consumers report having low vision aids and devices that they no longer use.
There are many different brands of hand-held video magnifiers on the market.
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.