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Causes: Blind & Visually Impaired Centers, Disabilities, Eye Diseases, Blindness & Vision Impairments, Health, Health Care, Human Services, Medical Research

Mission: To provide clients with low vision the opportunity to enhance their life skills, independence and self-confidence in a safe environment through adaptive technology and training.

Programs: Optometry/occupational therapy/assistive technology assessment services. Approximately 433 individuals with low vision received direct services which begins with comprehensive low-vision received from our specially trained low vision optometrists and occupational therapists. Intervention consists of training with prescribed adaptive devices, tools and techniques to enhance independence and safety. Specialized training by our occupational therapists and assistive technology specialists allows clients to manage their homes, attend school and or continue working. During home visits our occupational therapists evaluate the client's living environment for potential safety hazards. Our assistive technology specialists provide evaluation and training with hardware and software designed to assist low-vision.

financial assistance/scholarship: ensight's greatest pride is helping a population that would otherwise have no financial access to these life changing services. Ensight assists individuals with scholarships and financial help during the fiscal year because we deliver services to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.

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Ensight Skills Center 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. Ensight Skills Center 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 Ensight Skills Center on its accredited status.

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