Center for the Visually Impaired, Inc.

Rating: 5 stars   1 review

Issues: Health

Location: 1187 Dunn Ave Daytona Beach FL 32114 USA

Mission: The mission of the Center for the Visually Impaired is to empower and provide opportunities for individuals who are blind and visually impaired to reach their highest personal, social and vocational potential through quality education, practical experiences and support services.
Programs:

 Daily living skills training is conducted in a classroom with small groups of individuals and is held at various class sites within the community. This small group atmosphere allows student to connect with others who are visually impaired. In-home instruction is available to those who cannot attend a class or who prefer more intensive one-on-one training. Training includes instruction in the following areas:

§         Home Management: Food preparation and kitchen safety, home maintenance, labeling methods, leisure activities and self-advocacy.

§         Personal Management: Organizational skills, money handling and banking, telephone techniques and grooming.

§         Communication: Braille, keyboarding, handwriting guides, talking books, descriptive videos, accessing newspapers and magazines and introduction to computer software.

§         Education and Counseling: Train clients about eye disorders and adjustment techniques. Clients participate in group and individual counseling sessions to help identify issues associated with vision loss.

§         Low Vision: Lighting accommodation, adaptive equipment, such as magnifiers, CCTV’s and learning to use low vision techniques.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Center for the Visually Impaired, Inc. has received accreditation from the National Accreditation Council for Blind and Low Vision Services (NAC). NAC is the only accrediting body that solely focuses on standards and best practices for blind and low vision services with the consumer in mind. Center for the Visually Impaired, Inc. has demonstrated that it meets or exceeds the standards set by NAC for delivery of blind and low vision services. The determination for accreditation is a rigorous process that involves self-examination by the organization, an on-site peer review to verify processes and procedures by a team of professionals serving in the field and a review of the findings by the NAC Accreditation Committee. NAC congratulates Center for the Visually Impaired, Inc. on its accredited status.

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Life-changing

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

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