Joshua Robinson, OD, FAAO, director of Low Vision Rehabilitation at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute (VEI), put it succinctly when he said, “This is a big deal.” “Even I probably don’t understand right now how big of a deal it could end up being. It’s potentially a game changer,” he said.
In this podcast, we talk with Candida Mulligan, an admissions officer in Salus University's Office of Admissions. She talks to us about the Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS) program, and tips and tricks for application.
Katelyn Maffei ‘21BLVS believes that many high school and undergraduate students would be really interested in the blindness and low vision professions if they only knew about them.
Students met face-to-face with instructors who were providing hands-on learning and practical applications during the BLVS summer program.
Salus University’s LVR program, in the Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies (BLVS), is the first program to achieve this accreditation from AER.