Amman- 18 September 2017

On Saturday, 16th of September 2017, The Vision Training Center (VTC), provided a workshop entitled “Introduction to Vision Rehabilitation”.

The workshop was given to a group of medicine students from the Hashemite University who are members in the International Federation of Medical Students’ Association – Jordan (IFMSA-Jo).

The workshop included theoretical and practical activities in several aspects like: Tour in the Vision Training Center with simulation glasses and introduction to its services, definition of visual impairment, prevalence, and vision rehabilitation process including assessment, magnification, visual aids, environmental accommodations, orientation and mobility using sighted guide technique.

The participants expressed that the workshop increased their awareness in the topic of vision rehabilitation, requesting to offer this workshop for more medicine students in other Jordanian universities who are members in the IFMSA-Jo.