Nominations Now Being Accepted for NORA Awards


MANALAPAN, N.J.—The Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, International (NORA) is now accepting nominations for four awards, which acknowledge individuals and organizations for important contributions to the area of Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation. (NORA) is an inter-disciplinary group of professionals dedicated to providing patients who have physical or cognitive disabilities as a result of an acquired brain injury with a complete ocular health evaluation and optimum visual rehabilitation education and services to improve their quality of life. Nominations are being accepted for the following awards:

• The Advancement of Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Award. This award is presented to the individual, group, agency or organization that has demonstrated, by virtue of its actions, treatments or clinical procedures to further the advancement of the art and science of neuro-optometric rehabilitation. The advancement of neuro-optometric rehabilitation is expected to increase public awareness, to enhance function, performance and rehabilitation outcomes.

• The Advancement of Sciences Award. This award is presented to the individual, group, agency or organization that has provided a unique and valued contribution to the science of neuro-optometric rehabilitation. It may include but not be limited to clinical investigation, scientific discovery, public awareness, publication or research.

• Founding Father's Award.This award is given to those who demonstrate, in their professional actions, a lifelong dedication to the exploration, elucidation, and enhancement of the concepts surrounding the nature of the human visual process.

• William and Diana Ludlam Educators Award. This award is presented to the individual educator or institution best exemplifying the commitment to serving the students and patients in the neuro-optometric rehabilitation effort.

For further information and to submit a recommendation, visit to download the form to send to the NORA Awards Committee at by July 31, 2019.