Program Taps Artistic Talent in Spite of Limited Vision

The University of Nebraska Medical Center is featuring some art like you've never seen before.

We found a room full of people who used to see much better but because of eye disease or some sort of trauma that is no longer the case.

Technically, they have low vision and yet they were painting.

A program organized by UNMC proves that just because you have low vision doesn't mean you can no longer be creative and express yourself.

Occupational Therapist Evelyn Katz said, "Art is such a wonderful way to be engaged with life. It's a great way for them to practice eye-hand coordination and use their remaining vision with adaptations."

A grant helped fund the four-week course.

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