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Low Vision


This program is designed to create awareness among children and adults with vision impairment, their families and friends, and the general public about available vision rehabilitation services. This program seeks to inform eye healthcare providers who work with children and adults with vision impairments of the potential benefits of vision rehabilitation services.

Key Target Audiences:  Children and adults with vision impairment, their families and friends, and the general public.

Key Program Message

  • To promote independence through vision rehabilitation.

Outreach Opportunities

Additional Resources and Materials

Join health professionals, public health educators, and community organizations in raising awareness about low vision by using the resources below.

What you should know about low vision booklet

Materials for Patients and the Public

Share and distribute information to people living with low vision and their loved ones.

doctor and patient

For Health Professionals and Community Educators

Use these resources in your clinic or other community setting to raise awareness about low vision.

Low vision simulation

Audiovisuals and Graphics

Radio and print public service announcements, simulations and podcasts can be used for educational purposes in a variety of outlets. Our resources are not copyrighted and may be reproduced without permission.

low vision website

Low Vision Education Website

This website provides a consumer-friendly forum where people can learn important information about low vision and vision rehabilitation, view profiles of people living with low vision, how to help a loved one, and resourcesavailable. Available in English and Spanish.

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