BOYNTON BEACH, Fla.—The Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, International (NORA) has announced that nominations are now being accepted for several awards which acknowledge individuals and organizations for important contributions to the area of neuro-optometric rehabilitation. The winners will be announced at the NORA 2024 Conference, scheduled for Sept. 19-22 in Kissimmee, Fla., according to the organization. The deadline for submission of nominations is July 15, 2024, according to the announcement. This year’s NORA awards include the following categories:

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 serve the students and patients in the neuro-optometric rehabilitation effort.

For further information and to submit a nomination, click here to download the form to be sent to by July 15, 2024. All nominations will be reviewed by the NORA Award’s Committee.