|Orientation and Mobility
Focus on instructing individuals who are blind or visually impaired to safely and effectively travel
through their environment. This instruction is provided free of charge (as all of our services are)
by a trained specialist in Orientation and Mobility. ||
| Independent Living Classes:
|Home Safety: To help those with visual impairment to live as safely and independently in their homes
as long as possible, things that we take for granted such us; safety in the kitchen, light cooking, getting to
the mail box safely, clothing identification, marking appliances, shopping.
|Communication: Computer training varies with client desire, i.e.; e-mail,
internet surfing, Facebook, Skype. Computer training is available bi-weekly at the center or at client's
home as needed. Instruction with magnification programs is available.
| Visual Aids Instruction: We help clients in the use of low
vision aids such as magnifiers and
closed circuit TV's which are available in our center for anyone to use.||
Personal Management/Financial: We educate our clients on record keeping, maintaining a check book, banking,and
helping identify coins and bills.
|Peer Support Group:
Members that had attended classes in the past formed a group for the Visually Impaired Community and
their caregivers. They get together once a week to socialize, network, meet, share and manage to have
fun while doing so.
|Audio Books Lending:
For people who can not read even with magnification, talking book machines are available free of charge
through the Library of Congress. We are here to assist in registration.||
|Information and Referral:
Advice for contacting resources in our community. Call with any questions (sight related or not).Click
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