Visibility Vol 17 Issue 1, 2023

Uncovering the Hidden Population in Low Vision: A 10-year look at the benefits of a driving program for a student-parent workshop

Driving is a teenager’s dream and having low vision may get in the way of that dream. Information on the potential use of bioptics for the novice driver is difficult to find, conflicting or inaccurate. A student-parent workshop developed at a statewide school for the visually impaired that focuses on safe driving with low vision has taken place for over a decade. Conversations at the conclusion of the workshop emphasized that this group of young adults was a hidden population. They often strive to pass as typically sighted and were not linked to resources and available programming.

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