Visit a low vision doctor for assessment of functional vision; prescription of and instruction on magnifiers, special glasses, and adaptive aids to maximize remaining vision.
Learn adaptive skills including household management, health/personal care, and safe meal
preparation. Adaptive aids may be included.
Learn safe, independent travel skills.
Receive emotional support for individuals and their families coping with vision loss.
Prepare for and obtain employment.
Learn technology skills including keyboarding, computers, and text-to-speech software tools.
Learn about living successfully with low vision; designed for service providers, organizations, senior groups and families. Members of the MHVLVN are available to attend community events and provide educational programs to groups and organizations.
Program for Healthcare Providers Designed for medical staff, home health aides, visiting nurses, case managers and discharge planners, this interactive presentation gives providers the information they need to improve quality of care, help clients remain independent & safe in their home and communities and compassionately interact with visually impaired clients.
“How can you help?” - Learn about adaptive devices, techniques, low vision services and community resources
“Are you taking care of you?” - Coping skills