Low Vision Educators SIG 2017 SUMMER MEETING SUMMARY

Met: July 13-15, St. Louis, MO

Chair(s): Sharon Lee (NOVA)


1) Interprofessional education: Develop ideas for grant projects for multi-institution collaboration on interprofessional education study in low vision

2) iBook project: All authors are to finish editing their chapters and submit text materials to publisher by end of 2017 year

Additional Topics Discussed/Speakers:

ASCO Strategic Planning Update (Dawn Mancuso, Executive Director, ASCO)

Discussion #1: Inter-professional Education (Moderator: Vladimir Yevseyenkov (AZCOPT)   |  Speakers: Sarah Hinkley, MCO; Kierstyn Napier, WUCO; Nicole Patterson, NOVA)

Discussion #2: iBook Project Update, Discussion, and Group Work (Rich Jamara, NECO)

LVR Updates:

AAO Low Vision Section

AOA VR Section

AAO Low Vision Diplomates

Sponsor(s): Chadwick Optical, Enhanced Vision, Freedom Scientific, LHB Industries, HIMS, IrisVision

Next Meetings: October 12, 2017 (Chicago, IL) and July 12-14, 2018 (SCCOMBKU)