The Older Individuals who are Blind (OIB) Technical Assistance Center hosted an inaugural OIB Program Manager’s Technical Assistance Conference September 10-12 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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/.
There are lots of Talking Books or audiobooks available to help you better adjust to and cope with your vision loss. You can find books about your visual condition and biographies about people just like you who have gone through similar vision loss experience and learned how to live independently, be productive, and enjoy life—otherwise, they would not have a book. You can ask the librarian to help you find some, or use the digital online options search by visual impairment or the specific eye condition.
Most people love puppies- especially guide dogs! Guide dogs are one of the possible mobility aids a person who is visually impaired can use to get around safely and independently.
During our live forum, we will address the hot button topic of fall prevention. This Live Forum will be conducted on Wednesday, August 28th at 1:00 PM EDT, 12:00 PM CDT, 11:00 AM
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.