Ask the Vision Loss Experts: Coping with COVID-19

Facebook Live Q&A

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A Facebook Live session hosted by Dr. Tricia Grant, scientist and Senior Director of Low Vision Research at The Chicago Lighthouse, and Dr. Bryan Wolynski, low vision optometrist and consultant for OrCam. As we all are sheltered at home, we are providing this service every week to answer your questions about living with vision loss during this time of isolation.

Tune in each Thursday at 11am
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Sessions

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May 21

  • Staying social while distancing
  • Learning more about low vision and blindness
  • With special guest Bobby Williams, Veteran and active community member

May 14

  • Low vision telehealth and tele-rehab
  • The importance of continuing your low vision care during this time of social isolation

May 7

  • Community connection and awareness during this pandemic

April 30

  • Addressing the psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • With special guest Dr. Michael Smith, Licensed Clinical Psychologist at The Chicago Lighthouse

April 23

  • How to avoid fogging on glasses when wearing a mask
  • When to seek out and decline help from the outside world
  • Managing transportation
  • Computer Eye Strain
  • World Book Day

April 16

  • Concepts and care in low vision rehabilitation
  • Social isolation
  • How assistive technology can help in these times