NEHEP has developed educational resources to help you reach African Americans with information about low vision. Find more materials to support your educational sessions.
Use these articles in any of your publications or newsletters to educate people about eye health. You can copy and paste the text into a new document or download and use the file as is.
- Having trouble seeing while you’re spring cleaning? (PDF 305.93 KB)
- What’s on your fall must-do list? (PDF 486.2 KB)
Find information and tips to help you communicate important eye health messages to African Americans.
- Focus on low vision (PDF 809.58 KB)
- Vision rehabilitation: Helping people with low vision (PDF 1.76 MB)
Share these infographics with your networks, community leaders, and partner organizations. Print and place the infographics in common areas, post on your website and social media pages, and encourage others to do the same.
Please share these slides/flyers with the people in your community. Include them in presentations and weekly congregational announcements, place in common areas, and post on your website and social media pages.
- Having trouble seeing while you’re spring cleaning? (PDF 2.02 MB)
- Seasons change; so can eye health (PDF 2.88 MB)
Social media posts
Here are the Write the Vision social media posts for low vision. We hope you are as excited as we are to share them. Get the word out in the community by sharing these posts about healthy vision. Join the national conversation by using the hashtag #MyHealthyEyes.
If everyday tasks like cooking, cleaning, and watching TV are hard to do even with glasses, contact lenses, or corrective surgery, you may have low vision. Learn more with this infographic: https://medialibrary.nei.nih.gov/sites/default/files/media-images/NEI-medialibrary-2677093.jpg
African Americans are at higher risk for many eye diseases and conditions that can cause low vision, such as glaucoma and diabetes. Learn more about low vision and how people with low vision can make the most of the sight they do have with this series of videos: https://www.nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/eye-conditions-and-diseases/low-vision/living-low-vision
If everyday tasks like cooking & cleaning are hard to do even w/ glasses or contacts, you may have #LowVision. https://medialibrary.nei.nih.gov/sites/default/files/media-images/NEI-medialibrary-2677093.jpg
African Americans are at higher risk for many eye diseases and conditions that can cause #LowVision. Learn more: https://www.nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/eye-conditions-and-diseases/low-vision/living-low-vision