Blind Mobility Aids

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    Taxonomy Code: LH-0600.5000-100

    Programs that pay for or provide aids such as long canes, laser canes, compasses and raised maps which facilitate the ability of blind people to move safely and efficiently in the school, home or community environment.

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    Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - Community ServicesOffers assessments by licensed optometrists, prescriptions for optical aids, and the opportunity to try out aids ranging from magnifiers, writing guides, special lighting devices, and closed-circuit TVs. Clients are encouraged to borrow aids prior to purchase. Prevention of blindness programs including preschool vision and adult screenings. Transportation This free door-to-door service provides rides to any type of medical appointment or essential service need, such as obtaining a photo ID. Individuals must live in Allegheny County and appointments must be made in advance. Support Services These services include grocery and personal needs shopping with the individual, assisting with reading and filling out forms, picking up prescriptions, minor household repairs, adjusting clocks and reading instructions.AlleghenyCommunity ServicesBlind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
    Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh - Low Vision RehabilitationOptometrists provide examinations and prescribe optical aids, ranging from hand-held magnifiers to electronic devices designed to maximize remaining eyesight. Therapists train students on how to use optical aids in daily activities like reading, watching television, or recreational activities.AlleghenyRehabilitation ProgramsBlind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
    Blinded Veterans AssociationThe Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) is an organization of blinded veterans helping blinded veterans. Through our service programs, regional groups, resources, and advocacy before the legislative and executive branches of government, we hope to make life better for blinded veterans. We also hope to be there with encouragement and support. There is no charge for any BVA service and membership is not a prerequisite to obtain help. All legally blinded veterans are also eligible for BVA’s assistance whether they become blind during or after active duty military service.Blinded Veterans AssociationBlinded Veterans Association
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry - Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services - Blind Mobility Aids Altoona District OfficePay for or provide aids such as long canes, laser canes, compasses and raised maps which facilitate the ability of blind people to move safely and efficiently in the school, home or community environment.BlairPennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry - Bureau of Blindness and Visual ServicesPennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Somerset County Blind Center Blind Mobility AidsProvides aids that will help people with visual impairments sustain their mobility.SomersetSomerset County Blind CenterBlind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
    Venango County Association for the Blind - Assistive TechnologyPeer supported group discussing use of technology (phones, tablets, computers, gadgets and appliances) with people with limited and no vision.VenangoVenango County Association for the BlindVenango County Association for the Blind

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