Salus University and its clinical facilities will be closed Monday, January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will open with normal operating hours on Tuesday, January 21st.
The University’s Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS) has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the Rehabilitation Services Administration to fund its Low Vision Rehabilitation (LVR) and Vision Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT) programs.
For Lindsay Lee, MEd ’19, teaching students with visual impairments just kind of fell into her lap.
Imagine trying to walk two blocks, complete with sidewalk sales tables, people sitting outside cafes talking on cellphones and enjoying coffee, and owners walking their dogs on leashes. No big deal, right? OK, then try doing it blindfolded.That’s what students in the University’s Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS) Orientation and Mobility (O&M) program did in late July on the streets of Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill neighborhood.
This summer, Salus will break ground on an outdoor sensory garden environment that will be used as a teaching and clinical tool next summer.
Raised by a family whose optometric legacy has spanned generations, it’s easy to be influenced to follow in their footsteps, but for the Crozier-Fitzgerald family, that legacy isn’t necessarily to become an optometrist, it’s to commit yourself to serve others.