Date: Wednesday, September 5 at 2:00pm EDT
The National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP) of the National Eye Institute (NEI) invites you to participate in a free webinar moderated by Rosemary Janiszewski, of NEI, featuring Joseph Lovett, director of the film, Going Blind: Coming Out of the Dark About Vision Loss; Julie Gaynin, Outreach Coordinator for Going Blind and Going Forward; George Theriault, President of the New Hampshire Association for the Blind; and Stacy Pommer, Visual Impairment Services Team Coordinator at the Veterans Health Administration, New York Harbor Healthcare System.
Participants will discuss how to use Going Blind as a tool to engage the blind and visually impaired community to open the lines of communication between their eye care providers, low vision specialists, and the general public; raise awareness about low vision services and devices; and inspire the visually impaired community to obtain low vision and rehabilitation services.
To register, please select this link: RegisterParticipants are: Rosemary Janiszewski, M.S., CHES Branch Chief
Office of Science Communications, Public Liaison, and Education
National Eye Institute
Joseph Lovett Director, Producer, and Writer Going Blind Film
Julie Gaynin Outreach Coordinator
Going Blind and Going Forward
President and CEO
New Hampshire Association for the Blind
Stacy Pommer Visual Impairment Services Team Coordinator Veterans Health Administration, New York Harbor Healthcare System