Living Well with Low Vision partners with EnableMart to support growing community of people with low vision
HANOVER PARK, IL (December 12, 2014) – Beginning today, visitors to Living Well with Low Vision, lowvision.preventblindness.org, will be able to purchase low vision aids and products through Enablemart.com, a premier provider of products for people with low vision. EnableMart will donate 5% of every purchase made through lowvision.preventblindness.org to Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest voluntary eye health organization.
Prevent Blindness America launched Living Well with Low Vision to address the needs of individuals with low vision and their caregivers. The website was specifically developed from the point of view of individuals facing the challenges of vision loss. Patient advocate and low vision educator Dan Roberts, M.M.E., serves as editor-in-chief for the online resource.
"Nearly three million Americans have low vision," said Hugh R. Parry, president and CEO of Prevent Blindness. "We thank EnableMart for addressing the needs of the growing low vision community and for their support of our organization and our efforts."
"EnableMart has long standing commitment of serving people with low vision," said Susan Rogers, President of School Health Corporation, the parent company of EnableMart. "This partnership is a great marriage of technology and advocacy and we are excited that this work makes a positive and lasting contribution to the community."
About Prevent Blindness
Founded in 1908, Prevent Blindness is the nation's leading volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight. Focused on promoting a continuum of vision care, Prevent Blindness touches the lives of millions of people each year through public and professional education, advocacy, certified vision screening and training, community and patient service programs and research. These services are made possible through the generous support of the American public. Together with a network of affiliates and regional offices, Prevent Blindness is committed to eliminating preventable blindness in America. For more information, or to make a contribution to the sight-saving fund, call (800) 331-2020. Or, visit us on the Web at preventblindness.org or facebook.com/preventblindness.
EnableMart is a worldwide leader in assistive technology distribution. The company has deep expertise in technology for special education and is listed as an approved vendor in most school districts throughout the U.S. EnableMart provides over 3,000 assistive technology and assistive living devices from over 200 manufacturers to customers in all 50 States and over 45 countries worldwide. EnableMart continually seeks out and provides the best assistive technology products at the most affordable prices and remains steadfast in its mission to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities. For more information, visit enablemart.com or call 888-640-1999.