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Call for Applications: A.S.P.E.C.T. Patient Engagement Program

Applications are invited for individuals who would like to participate in the Prevent Blindness A.S.P.E.C.T. (Advocacy, Support, Perspective, Empowerment, Communication, and Training) Patient Empowerment Program. They are recruiting people with vision impairment or blindness and “allies” (family members, nonprofit representatives, professionals, etc.). The program seeks to “equip participants with knowledge, skills, and confidence to become advocates for low vision and eye health—at the individual, peer-to-peer, community, state, or national levels.” Classes are free and held virtually every two weeks, from November 2021 to March 2022. The application deadline is November 12, 2021. For more information and to apply, check out the Call for Applications to the Prevent Blindness A.S.P.E.C.T. Patient Engagement Program.