Full course description
This course is designed to provide Independent Living Older Blind (OIB) program directors and staff with an introduction to the importance of community outreach. This course will provide an overview of outreach strategies and resources that will result in the recruitment of eligible consumers, strengthen community relationships, and help your community recognize and learn ways they can help individuals facing vision loss.
This course is available for CRC, ACVREP, and NBPCB credit.
The following are supported screen reader and browser combinations for this course:
- Macintosh: VoiceOver (latest version for Safari)
- PC: JAWS and NVDA (latest version for Firefox)
Internet Explorer is not supported.
The course shows a start date, but that is simply the date the course was made available to the public. They are self-paced. So, there is not an end date. You can enroll at any time.
This course was developed by the National Research & Training Center on Blindness & Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University. We are the only national center funded to conduct research related to employment for people with blindness or low vision, and training and technical assistance for the federal Older Individuals who are Blind program. As a national center of excellence, we offer resources on a variety of topics for service providers, businesses, and persons with vision loss on our websites:
For daily content relevant to the field of blindness and low vision, connect with us on social media: