Low Vision in Older Adults

About These Programs

Vision loss can present different challenges in older adults compared with younger clients. The program helps occupational therapists recognize how different types of vision loss in older adults can affect daily activities; learn about treatment strategies for these individuals; and identify approaches and adaptive devices that help clients maximize their remaining vision.

Who May Benefit

  • Occupational therapists

What Is Covered

These programs are designed to help occupational therapists incorporate meaningful goals into the overall treatment plan for their clients with low vision. The four online programs are:

  1. Understanding Low Vision
  2. Selecting Low Vision Devices
  3. Modifying the Environment for Low Vision
  4. Improving Performance for Low Vision

Continuing Education Credits

These programs are offered in partnership with the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and are approved for AOTA CEU (NBCOT PDUs/contact hours). 

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