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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Appreciation Week Commemorates Anne Sullivan

Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Appreciation Week will be observed this year the week of April 14-20, 2019 to commemorate Anne Sullivan’s birthday, on April 14, 1866. Anne Sullivan, a pioneer of the vision rehabilitation profession, was the teacher who worked closely … Continue reading

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Day 23: 31 Days of Braille

How to Learn Braille If you have a school age child, braille can be taught in school with a Teacher for the Visually Impaired (TVI) coordinated through the school. As an adult learner you may have several options. One of … Continue reading

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Day 8: 31 Days of Braille

Learning Braille as an Adult How do you learn braille as an adult? Why would you want to learn braille as an adult? I wonder to what degree adults with an acquired vision loss consider braille relevant? Many adults with … Continue reading

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February is Low Vision Awareness Month

February is Low Vision and Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss among Americans age 60 and older and may affect as much as 30% of the population over the age of … Continue reading

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Reading With a Vision Loss

The month of March is designated National Reading Month, making it the perfect opportunity to highlight the expanding options for readers with a vision impairment. As a vision rehabilitation therapist, one of the most common complaints clients experiencing a vision … Continue reading

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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Awareness Week Commemorates Anne Sullivan

Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Awareness Week will be observed this year the week of April 12-18, 2015 to honor Anne Sullivan’s birthday, on April 14th. Anne Sullivan was the teacher who worked so closely with her student, Helen Keller, to develop … Continue reading

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January is Braille Awareness Month

January is Braille Awareness Month January is National Braille Literacy Awareness Month in honor of Louis Braille, who originally developed the braille code nearly 200 years ago. Braille was born January 4, 1809, and developed the code of raised dots … Continue reading

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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist

A vision rehabilitation therapist (VRT) is a professional who specializes in working with individuals who have a vision loss. It is usually a Master’s level professional, who is most likely certified through the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Vision Rehabilitation Therapists During National Rehabilitation Awareness Week

The third week of September is National Rehabilitation Awareness Week. According to the National Rehabilitation Awareness Foundation, September 21-27, 2014 we “celebrate the powers of rehabilitation and share the message that through rehab there is hope, achievement and success!” Rehab … Continue reading

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May’s Theme: Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow!

May’s Theme: Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow! Steven Kelley, CVRT, CRC May is Healthy Vision Month and Older American’s Month. This year’s theme for Older American’s Month is Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow and it is certainly applicable for maintaining healthy vision, … Continue reading

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