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SERVICES AND ORGANIZATIONS ASSISTING THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Below is a list of services which have assisted Kevin. It is not all of the services that are available

Provides the coordination and referrals to the services with the other agencies. Also initiates the access and training with the tools such as software, hardware, and blind accessibility devices.

Provided training and in-home setup for technology solutions for the visually impaired. (Go to the DISABILITIES TOOLS page for a list of the equipment). Also provided the training using the Apple I-phone for visually impaired accessibility features. They allowed access to focus groups made up of other people with disabilities and provided opportunities for shared training. 

Provided vocational guidance, training navigating outside of the home, proofing an formatting documents and lead field trips with other visually impaired persons throughout the Memphis area.  They also optimize the Apple I-phone accessibility features.

Provided a comprehensive Low-Vision Evaluation and assessed for adaptive aids including training with Bi-Optic lenses for driving.

Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS administers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage-free. Provided the Digital Talking Book

Hamilton Eye  Institute

Provides advanced clinical and surgical ophthalmology. Services include laser treatments, oculo-plastics, retinal procedures. and cataract and glaucoma procedures.
 

 

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