Prevent Blindness Accepting Applications For New ASPECT Program

The application period is now open for all who wish to participate in the ASPECT (Advocacy, Support, Perspective, Empowerment, Communication, and Training) Patient Engagement Program at Prevent Blindness. Individuals with vision impairment or blindness are welcome to participate, as well as allies (i.e. parents or guardians, care partners, nonprofit representatives, multidisciplinary clinicians, eye care providers, and researchers). The program aims to equip participants with knowledge, skills, and confidence to become advocates for vision and eye health at the individual and interpersonal, community, and societal levels. The application deadline is Monday, July 31, 2023.

Who is eligible to apply?

Participants include all ages (including family members of children younger than age 18) with any eye disease or condition, residing anywhere across the nation and globally. Classes are free and held virtually every other week for 10 sessions total, spanning August 2023 to December 2023. Specific dates and times to be determined based on the needs of the group. Participants will receive an honorarium for participation.

Click here for complete details and a link to the application.