Genetics Education Webinar: Can You See Me Now? Congenital and Childhood-Onset Visual Impairment

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Wednesday, July 10th, 2024 12 P.M. CST


Daryl Scott, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Laura Buckner, M.Ed., L.P.C.
Program Manager, University of Texas, Texas Center for Disability Studies and MOM

Presented by Dr. Daryl Scott, attendees of this webinar will be able to list common genetic and environmental causes of visual impairment and blindness, differentiate between treatable and non-treatable causes of visual impairment and blindness, and explain why early detection and treatment of visual impairment and blindness are important.

Joining Dr. Scott will be Laura Buckner, M.Ed, LPC/Program Manager Texas Center for Disability Studies at UT Austin. She will list person centered practice tools for families dealing with a visual impairment and blindness diagnosis.

The series is presented collaboratively by the University of Texas Center for Disability Studies, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital and the Department of State Health Services.

Texas Children’s Hospital is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This series awards up to 5.0 contact hours (1.0 contact hours for each session attended).

For questions, contact Paul Nixon at



Flyer for Genetics Education Webinar, Entitles "Can you See Me Now?"; which will be held on Wednesday, July 10, 2024.
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July 10, 2024, noon to 1 p.m.
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