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Tag Archives: Low Vision Awareness Month
Low Vision Awareness Month – A Quick Look at Blindness/Low Vision Research from the NIDILRR Community
Meet some of the NIDILRR-funded projects conducting research and development to support people with blindness and low vision! Continue reading
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Project Spotlight: Experiencing the World via Touch
February is Low Vision Awareness Month. For many individuals who are blind, living with low vision, or who are Deaf/blind, touch is an important sense for experiencing the world around them. Technology that is tactile or haptic can help people … Continue reading
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Celebrating Low Vision Awareness Month with Research!
In February, the National Eye Institute celebrates Low Vision Awareness Month, highlighting the growing numbers of people with low vision in the US and the services and technologies which can support them at school, at work, and in the community. … Continue reading
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Low Vision Awareness Month – Tools and Tech from the NIDILRR Community
February is Low Vision Awareness Month! According to the National Eye Health Education Program, more than 4 million Americans over 40 have low vision that cannot be corrected by standard eyeglasses, contact lenses, medication, or surgery. In addition, more than … Continue reading