Local families gathered at White-Wilson Medical Center March 15 for a vision clinic during which eight children with severe visual impairments received Electronic Video Magnifiers (EVMs) funded by The White-Wilson Community Foundation (WWCF) in collaboration with Sight Savers America (SSA).
The high-tech equipment allows the children to see more clearly what they have not been able to before. The vision clinic was made possible through a $15,670 grant from the WWCF and partnership with SSA, a nationally expanding nonprofit organization that offers free assistive technology for qualifying children.
Luke Hargis happily views images through an EVM with his sister and mother.
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