Help us highlight the accomplishments of people living with low vision!
We asked people with low vision to share their inspiring stories — and their advice for others living with low vision and their loved ones. Use the hashtag #LowVisionLeaders to join the conversation, and share these social media graphics and posts with your followers.
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Our #LowVisionLeaders are sharing their experiences [speech bubble emoji] living with #LowVision! Check out their inspiring stories and their words of wisdom for others — and RT to share your own story! https://www.nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/resources-for-health-educators/low-vision-resources/low-vision-awareness-month/low-vision-awareness-month-social-media-library
Meet Alice, one of our #LowVisionLeaders and an occupational therapist. She emphasizes the importance of getting support when dealing with vision loss. What’s your advice for living with #LowVision? Retweet to share!
Bonnie has been legally blind for 20 years — and it’s really shown her the importance of independence! Reply to share your own #LowVision story. #LowVisionLeaders
Meet Charlie, a lawyer AND a hockey pro! Charlie played with @DCBlindHockey, and in 2019 he made the @USABlindHockey team. Comment below to share your #LowVision journey! #LowVisionLeaders
Daryl is one of our #LowVisionLeaders! When he got the support he needed, everything changed for him. Now he’s sharing his story to help others living with vision loss. Retweet and share your #LowVision story.
Meet Ed, one of our #LowVisionLeaders! He’s an adaptive technology specialist who has #RetinitisPigmentosa. Ed shares how he deals with the stress that living with #LowVision can cause. Retweet and share your own strategies!
Meet Elaine, one of our #LowVisionLeaders! Born with underdeveloped optic nerves, she manages her condition with assistive technology. She also works at @LCF_Orlando helping others who have low vision. What tools help you manage #LowVision?
Introducing Jahlel, a student with #LowVision and light sensitivity. Jahlel doesn’t think of low vision as limiting — and he sees helping others as an opportunity to change the world. Retweet Jahlel’s story and share your own! #LowVisionLeaders
Meet Mike, President of @NOAHAlbinism and one of our #LowVisionLeaders! Mike has #LowVision from albinism, and he’s passionate about helping others with the same condition. Check out his words of wisdom for the world, and retweet to share yours!
Conozca a Nelinda, una profesional de atención al cliente en @LCF_Orlando que vive con #bajavisión. Nelinda tiene un consejo importante para las personas que padecen pérdida de visión. ¿Usted es una de ellas? #LowVisionLeaders
Conozca a Pete, el CEO de @BlindSupport, quien tiene algunas palabras de sabiduría para las personas que viven con #bajavisión. ¡Responda a este tuit para que usted pueda compartir SU propia historia sobre la baja visión! #LowVisionLeaders
Ramon is a vocational services instructor at @LCF_Orlando and one of our #LowVisionLeaders! After being diagnosed as legally blind, he discovered @lighthousegld’s vision rehab services. What’s your story of living with #LowVision?
Renee was diagnosed with a disorder that affects her central vision. Now she’s one of our #LowVisionLeaders and an advocate for vision rehabilitation! What’s your #LowVision story?
Introducing Ruth, one of our #LowVisionLeaders! She reflects on goals she had at the beginning of her #LowVision journey. Do you have any goals to share?
Meet Thomas, one of our #LowVisionLeaders! He works as a #LowVision specialist and helped establish the See the Future scholarship fund for people with visual impairment in CO. Take a look, and be sure to share your own story! https://www.seethefuture.org/home.html
Our #LowVisionLeaders are sharing their inspiring stories about living with low vision! Learn about their experiences, low vision resources that have helped them, and their advice for others with low vision.
And don’t forget to comment below to share your own #LowVision story! https://www.nei.nih.gov/learn-about-eye-health/resources-for-health-educators/low-vision-resources/low-vision-awareness-month/low-vision-awareness-month-social-media-library
Alice is an occupational therapist with a passion for raising awareness about living with #LowVision. She emphasizes the importance of getting support for vision loss.
Comment below to share your advice for living with low vision! #LowVisionLeaders
Meet Bonnie! Bonnie has been legally blind for over 20 years — and it’s really shown her the importance of independence! Share your own experience with #LowVision in the comments below. #LowVisionLeaders
Meet Charlie! Charlie is a lawyer who received vision rehab services and went on to play on the DC Blind Hockey team. In 2019, he made the National Blind Hockey team! His team has been a huge source of support for him while dealing with vision loss.
Tag someone who’s supported you through your #LowVision journey! #LowVisionLeaders
Meet Daryl, one of our #LowVisionLeaders! When he started seeing a low vision specialist, everything changed for him. Now Daryl is sharing his story to help others who are living with low vision.
Comment below to share your #LowVision story!
Ed is an adaptive technology specialist living with retinitis pigmentosa. He shared how mindfulness helped him deal with the stress that #LowVision can cause.
Share your own strategies in the comments below! #LowVisionLeaders
Elaine is an employment services career counselor at Lighthouse Central Florida. She was born with underdeveloped optic nerves, making her early days at school very challenging. In college, she received vision rehab services and started using assistive technology. She says these tools changed her life!
What #LowVision resources are important to you? Comment or post using #LowVisionLeaders!
Meet Jahlel, a student with #LowVision and light sensitivity who uses his experience to advocate for others who are living with vision loss.
Share your own experience with vision loss in the comments! #LowVisionLeaders
Meet Mike, one of our #LowVisionLeaders! Mike has albinism, which affects how he sees the world. Mike is President of the National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation, and he’s passionate about encouraging people with low vision to stay positive.
Have a story of living with #LowVision? Share it in the comments!
¡Conozca a Nelinda!, una profesional de atención al cliente de Lighthouse Central Florida. Ella dice que la #bajavisión no le impide disfrutar de su vida. Nelinda destaca la importancia de aprender cómo adaptarse a la baja visión.
¡Comparta sus consejos para vivir con baja visión en la sección de comentarios abajo! #LowVisionLeaders
En este “Mes de concientización sobre la baja visión”, estamos celebrando los logros de las personas con pérdida de visión compartiendo historias de nuestros embajadores de baja visión. Conozca a Pete, CEO de Blind Support Services. Pete tiene retinitis pigmentosa y después de la universidad comenzó a ser voluntario con la comunidad de personas ciegas. ¡Ahora dirige su propia organización! Él explica cómo los desafíos de ser ciego lo convirtieron en quien es hoy.
Si usted tiene una historia sobre cómo vivir con pérdida
Meet Ramon, a vocational services instructor at Lighthouse of Central Florida and one of our #LowVisionLeaders! He’s passionate about helping people living with #LowVision and emphasizes the importance of patience when learning how to adapt to vision loss.
Share tips on how you cope with vision loss in the comments below!
Renee was diagnosed with a genetic disorder that impacted her central vision. She worked with a low vision clinic to learn how to live with her vision loss and is now an advocate for low vision rehabilitation!
Share your #LowVision story in the comments below. #LowVisionLeaders
Ruth is one of our #LowVisionLeaders! She appreciates the support she received while living with low vision. Share your #LowVision story in the comments!
Meet Thomas, an optometrist living with #LowVision and one of our #LowVisionLeaders! Thomas was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa after finishing optometry school, and he decided to specialize in low vision.
Thomas also helped develop the See the Future fund, a scholarship program for students with visually impairment in Colorado. Take a look, and be sure comment to share your own low vision story. https://www.seethefuture.org/home.html