Conducted by Frankie Ann Marcille, Vision Rehabilitation Therapist, and Orientation & Mobility Specialist, this free virtual training goes over how to best interact with people who are blind or have low vision.
Vision Loss and Aging: Prevention, Identification, Rehabilitation and Independence
This two-part webinar covers the most common eye diseases causing vision loss as you age, the importance of getting a dilated eye exam, how to talk to your eye doctor about your eye condition and the services available when an eye diseases causes vision loss that interferes with your ability to function. This is a valuable overview for all programs working with older persons or their families. The buttons below will take you to two parts of this webinar, hosted by the New York City Department of Aging.
Part 1 addresses various types of vision loss. This above button will take you to an external WebEx presentation
Part 2 addresses disability etiquette. The above button will take you to an external WebEx presentation