International Day of Disabled Persons is observed annually on December 3, as proclaimed by the United National General Assembly resolution 47/3 in 1992. The 2018 theme is empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.
Did you know that November is National Diabetes Month? Diabetes impacts millions of Americans. The most common cause of vision loss among people with diabetes is diabetic retinopathy. Learn more about, steps to prevent, and how to manage diabetic eye disease by visiting the following:
In my area, Southeastern Washington State, the state has cut back the funding for the independent older blind program which I find disturbing.
We have three experts joining us today. They are Dr. Adele Crudden, Kendra Farrow, and B. J LeJeune. Here is a snapshot of their experience.
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.