Rural areas present a distinct challenge to providing services to individuals who are visually impaired and blind, and especially to those who are older.
We have three experts joining us today. They are Sylvia Stinson-Perez, Kendra Farrow, and Stephanie Jensen. Here is a snapshot of their experience.
Last year, we released the results of the OIB-TAC Best Practices Task Force. This group of 16 experts agreed upon best practices that relate to the administration of state older blind programs.
Some states provide Independent Living services to individuals who are under 55 years old.