This award is for outstanding contributions to public awareness of vision
therapy and developmental vision care. Following are the award criteria:
1. Is given to a
lay person, optometrist, or vision therapist.
2. Must have made
significant contributions to the field of developmental optometry and vision therapy
in the area of public awareness.
3. The body of work
must be so significant that 2/3 of committee selection members deem the
individual worthy of the award in order for it to be awarded in any given
4. The award can be
awarded to as many individuals as the committee deems appropriate.
5. The award does
not have to be awarded each year.
Nomination period for the 2018 Annual Meeting has ended.
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Linda Silverman, PhD
Donald Studt, OD
Changmin Duan, OD, MD, FIAO
Drs. Changmin Duan (right) and Ida Chung
Linda Sanet, COVT
Linda Sanet (left) and Robin Vreeland (right)
Mrs. Robin Benoit & Daughter, Jillian
Robin Benoit (left), Jillian Benoit (center), and Dr. Brad Habermehl
Susan R. Barry, PhD
Drs. Susan Barry (right) and Carol Scott
Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals