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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (VRT) Appreciation Week 2021

Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (VRT) Appreciation Week is observed each year the week of Anne Sullivan’s birthday, on April 14, 1866. This year VRT Week will be observed the week of April 11-18, 2021. We all recognize Anne Sullivan as the … Continue reading

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Vision Rehabilitation Appreciation Week 2021

The following is the transcript and links for the April, 2021 episode of the Vision Rehab Podcast. Hello, and thanks for joining me today on the Vision Rehab Podcast. This year Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Appreciation Week is the week of … Continue reading

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More Talking Books, Please!

“I’m out of books, what am I going to do now?” This was the short version of a call I received from a former client a couple weeks ago, when businesses and rehab agencies sent staff home to reduce public … Continue reading

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Vision Rehab Therapist Appreciation Week

Transcript for the Vision Rehab Podcast: Vision Rehab Therapist Appreciation Week Hello, and thank you for joining me today on the Vision Rehab Podcast. Next week is Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Appreciation Week. The week of April 14 is chosen each … Continue reading

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Anne Sullivan at Perkins

“Fellow-graduates: duty bids us go forth into active life. Let us go cheerfully, hopefully and earnestly, and set ourselves to find our especial part. When we have found it, willingly and faithfully perform it….” from the Valedictorian speech 20 year … Continue reading

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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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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Awareness Week Commemorates Anne Sullivan’s Birthday

This year marks a change of date for Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (VRT) Awareness Week. In the past, the week of Helen Keller’s birthday, June 27th was the highlight of this commemoration. For 2015 VRT Awareness Week will take place, April … 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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Recognizing Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Awareness Week in June

A recent report by Prevent Blindness America puts the annual cost of “Vision Problems” in the US at $139 billion as of 2013. According to their report, “The Cost of Vision Problems,” this includes social and medical costs, and losses … Continue reading

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