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Behind the Scenes of the new Foundations of Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Textbook

August 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Description: In this webinar participants will learn about the Foundations of Vision Rehabilitation Therapy textbook, including insights into the production process, content, and approach of rehabilitation. 

Instructors:  Dr. Helen LeeAssociate professor in the Blindness and Low Vision Studies program at Western Michigan University; Jennifer Ottowitz, CVRT, Senior Learning Expert at Hadley Institute for the Blind & Visually Impaired 

Primary Core or ECC Area: Independent Living / Compensatory Access / Assistive Technology / Orientation and Mobility 

Target Audience: vision rehabilitation therapists and university faculty in the field of vision rehabilitation, other vision professionals (O&M, TVI, vocational rehabilitation counselors) and other professionals working with people who are visually impaired who need to know about available services and make appropriate referrals. 

Pre-requisite knowledge: none 

Lesson Plan Goal: Participants will learn about content included in the revised textbook Foundations of Vision Rehabilitation Therapy, which will be used by professionals throughout the field, including university training programs. 

 Learning Objectives: Describe the textbook’s philosophical content; Describe author rationale for selecting chapter content; Identify three ways book content expanded from the previous edition 

Materials Needed: None 

Collect CEUs: CEUs are only available for the live presentation at this time. To collect CEUs, please listen for the opening and closing codes during the live session and send these, along with your first and last name, to outreach@aph.org and a certificate will be emailed to you the following week.


August 10, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT