NEHEP has developed educational resources to help you reach African Americans with information about low vision. Additional resources are available.
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.
Find information and tips to help you communicate important eye health messages to African Americans.
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.
- African Americans and eye health: Low vision with healthy vision tips
- African Americans and eye health: Low vision
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.
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.
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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://nei.nih.gov/catalog/african-americans-and-eye-health-low-vision-infographic
If everyday tasks like cooking & cleaning are hard to do even w/ glasses or contacts, you may have #LowVision. http://go.usa.gov/x9GpT
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/videos
African Americans are at higher risk for many eye diseases and conditions that can cause #LowVision. Learn more: http://go.usa.gov/x9Gpj
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