Many people who work with older individuals who have some type of print disability – whether that’s blindness, low vision, or a physical disability that makes it difficult to use standard print – are likely to be familiar with the National Library Service (NLS).
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. A cane finds obstacles, while a guide dog avoids obstacles. According to several guide dog schools, the average age of individuals seeking dog guides is steadily increasing.
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 MDT, and 10:00 PDT on the OIB-TAC’s Community of Practice (www.oib-tac.org). We look forward to a lively discussion and your participation.