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I Take the Yellow Pill in the Morning! Promoting Self-Management in the Older Adult with Low Vision

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  • Cheri Harbour

    Cheri Harbour, MS, OTR/L, SCLV earned her bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy from The University of Alabama-Birmingham in 1990. After several years practicing as a generalist OT, Cheri’s grandmother developed complications related to macular degeneration. This personal experience prompted Cheri to pursue further education and training in the field of Low Vision Rehabilitation. She returned to UAB and completed her Graduate Certificate in Low Vision Rehabilitation in 2010 and continued at UAB earning her master’s degree in OT in 2012. In 2014, Cheri earned her Specialty Certification in Low Vision Rehabilitation from the American Occupational Therapy Association, an accomplishment achieved by less than 1 percent of OTs nationwide. She currently provides Low Vision Rehabilitation at the North Mississippi Medical Center Retina Center. She has spoken at several conferences and provides guest lectures for the OTA program at Itawamba Community College in Tupelo. Her Master’s level research was published in the journal of Occupational Therapy in Healthcare in 2014. Her work has also been featured in the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, North Mississippi Hospital Association publication and other local media. She serves on the State OT Advisory Council for the Mississippi Board of Health and has been a board member of MAER since 2018.

October 7, 2021
Thu 10:15 AM CDT

Duration 1H 0M

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