Three steps to finding the right Low Vision Rehabilitation Center.

Having low vision doesn’t mean you need to lower your standard of living. It means

Photo of low vision magnifier demonstration.

A low vision occupational therapist demonstrates how to use a magnifier.

finding new methods to reach independence. We are here to lift you up. If you struggle to read labels, sign your name, or recognize faces, you are not alone, and low vision rehabilitation programs are designed to help

Low vision can make daily tasks difficult and stressful. With low vision, life feels blurred. However, with the right resources and support, those tasks can be accomplished. We exist to help you discover the accessibility resources available to make life as clear as possible again.

Low vision rehabilitation increases your possibilities by removing the barriers low vision creates. However, it may feel overwhelming to know which center is right for you. Deciding between options for low vision rehabilitation is made possible at Braille Institute. Here are three easy steps to finding the perfect fit.

First, ensure the low vision rehabilitation center has the expertise to provide quality education for you to feel confidently trained after your session.

Next, confirm their team will work to restore your independence by providing techniques and creative ways to work through daily tasks.

Lastly, verify their certified specialists will train you to utilize assistive technology by showing you how to utilize accessibility features available on your devices.

Even if the center checks every box, we recognize resources can be expensive. So, at Braille Institute, we offer free programs and services to encourage your independence and rehabilitation by providing no-cost consultations with our very own certified Low Vision Specialists. With their effective guidance and innovative techniques, a way forward is made visible again.

With the tools offered by our occupational specialists at our low vision rehabilitation center, hope is restored every day. With happy tears, Barbara, a client at our low vision center, said, “It was such an encouragement to learn I could be more independent and not have to rely on people for everything.” At our center, Barbara worked directly with a Low Vision Rehabilitation Specialist to discover the lighting techniques and magnifying tools she needed to succeed. You can too.

In addition to appointments with certified Low Vision Rehabilitation Specialists, Braille Institute’s regional centers offer a variety of programs and services for the blind and visually impaired including Independent Living Skills classes, Orientation & Mobility training, Technology classes, one-on-one consultations, extensive audio and braille book Library services, and much more.

To learn more or to schedule a FREE one-on-one appointment with one of our Low Vision Rehabilitation Specialists, call 1-800-BRAILLE (272-4553).

One-on-one consultations, classes and workshops are offered virtually at present so that you can get support and participate from the comfort and safety of your own home by either computer or phone.