SEGi Optometry Students Transform Lives at St Nicholas’ Home

Semester 6 students from the Faculty of Optometry and Vision Sciences at SEGi University, led by the esteemed Chief of Low Vision Clinic, Indira Madhavan, visited St Nicholas’ Home, Penang, on 26 April 2024. This visit, integral to their low vision curriculum, aimed to provide firsthand experience and understanding of the challenges and rehabilitation methods pertinent to the visually impaired community.

St Nicholas’ Home, Penang, established in 1926, has long been a beacon of hope for Malaysia’s blind and visually impaired (BVI) community. The institution offers comprehensive services and training to individuals regardless of religion, race, or background. This dedication to inclusivity and empowerment is reflected in their tailored programmes and vocational training, which equip individuals with essential living skills and facilitate employment opportunities, fostering independence and self-sufficiency.

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