Program Manager, VisionAware™
Areas of Expertise:
- Aging and vision loss
- Rehabilitation and independent living
Priscilla Rogers is the Program Manager for VisionAware™, the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) and Reader's Digest Partners for Sight Foundation's free, easy-to-use informational website for adults with vision loss, their families, caregivers, healthcare providers, and social service professionals.
Her previous jobs with AFB were eLearning Director and Senior Site Program Manager. Her background includes a degree in gerontology and in special education with an emphasis in vision and aging.
Dr. Rogers is the former director of the Adjustment Training Program for Older Blind at the Tampa Lighthouse for the Blind. In addition, she has served as director of Channel Markers for the Blind (now the Pinellas Lighthouse for the Blind), and Bureau Chief of Client Services for the Florida Division of Blind Services. She also served as Commissioner of the Department for the Blind in Kentucky
Dr. Rogers has authored several articles on vision and aging and was co-author of the recently published, Aging and Vision Loss: A Handbook for Families. Her other works include Self-Advocacy Skills Training for Older Individuals Who Are Visually Impaired, Solutions for Success: A Training Manual for Working with Older People Who Are Visually Impaired, and the video Solutions for Everyday Living for Older People with Visual Impairments.