This webinar covers the Meaningful Access program at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), which distributes iBill currency readers and provides free mobile applications. The BEP provides currency readers, free of charge, to all eligible blind and visually impaired U.S. citizens and national residents.
What is the difference between a vision rehabilitation therapist, a living skills instructor, a rehabilitation teacher, and an independent living specialist? During this webinar, you will meet several Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapists (CVRTs) and one Nationally Certified Rehabilitation Teacher for the Blind (NCRTB). Join us to learn about the field of vision rehabilitation and the education and training required for qualified professionals.
Accessible Pharmacy Services for the Blind is a comprehensive, home delivery pharmacy service specializing in the needs of people who are blind, DeafBlind, and have low vision. They are the only provider of their kind and the largest blind-owned healthcare company in the country.
They provide free accessible support, home delivery, accessible packaging and accessible labeling, including braille & various technologies, and help patients manage their medication and diabetes.
During this webinar, Sara Tribe Clark will discuss two national call centers, the Eldercare Locator and the Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL) and how they can be used for making appropriate and accurate referrals to both the aging and disability networks. The webinar will also cover key elements of the Aging Network and what callers can expect from referrals to our most frequently referred services and supports: Area Agencies on Aging, Aging and Disability Resource Centers, and Centers for Independent Living, among others!
Flourishing diverse populations across the country require service providers to gain an increased awareness of cultural competency. In this webinar, Melodye May will share strategies for providing respectful and culturally aware services to clients. This helps by improving relationships and service outcomes.
Do you struggle to stay on top of the newest gadgets and technology designed to help individuals with vision loss? New devices and features are added constantly. This webinar featured two videos from the OIB-TAC Community of Practice: In the Kitchen and Assistive Technology and Voice-Activated Devices.
This webinar detailed how Minnesota has drawn on a wide variety of senior service providers across Minnesota in a partnership to reach and serve seniors who are newly experiencing vision loss. The presenter, Ed Lecher, described the funding mechanisms, coordination, partner recruitment, client tracking, and outcomes. Ed Lecher is the Minnesota Older Blind Manager.