IVI, in collaboration with LVPEI, organized a day long Low Vision
Awareness Program on the 11 April 2014 at LVPEI. Over 70 practitioners and
students attended the program held at the LVPEI KAR campus. The program was
simultaneously webcast live to KVC, Vijayawada, and the Vishakhapatnam and
Bhubaneswar campuses of GMRV.
Following the morning session, a hands-on session was conducted by respective faculty at their centers. LVPEI faculty from its Vision Rehabilitation Centers organized a series of didactic lectures on low vision rehabilitation and a two-hour hands-on workshop.
Participants found the program to be a very enriching experience with an opportunity to be introduced to a wide range of low vision devices.