It is understandable that the 7-OB asks for the major age-related vision conditions such as AMD, diabetes, glaucoma and cataracts. Does anyone think it would beneficial to include other types?
Yes, Lenore also coordinates with ACVREP on CE for the training that not only she provides but at other trainings such as AER, and agency trainings such as our Blind Services Retreats and Medical Aspe
on Best Practice for Staff Qualification in the Older Blind Program
For us, it would mean that positions would be unfilled for lengthy periods of time as we try to recruit applicants with certification.
Yes, here in Alabama we have had this in the past, more often back when we were allowed to give educational leave.
In Alabama we have a staff person who is dedicated to the training and recruitment of applicants, Lenore Dillon.