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Organization: Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario - Bruce, Dufferin and Grey  
Phone Numbers: 519-371-2721
Toll-Free: 1-800-265-4127
Fax: 519-371-2741
Website: on.visionlossrehab.ca/en
Address:
908 2nd Ave E, Suite 202
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 2H6
Intersection: 2nd Ave E and 9th St E
Location: North Grey
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Wed 8:30am-4:30pm * other weekdays by appointment
Executives: Betty Leeson - Regional Manager, Services and Operations
1-800-265-4127 ext 5102 * Betty.Leeson@vlrehab.ca
Service Description: Supports for people living with vision loss * research, public education, and vision health services * volunteer opportunities
 
Assistive Technology - Assistive Technology Specialist provides assessment and authorization for partial funding for high tech devices such as computers with accessible software and other devices
 
Children's Services - Resources and programs for children with a vision loss
 
Counselling and Referral - Rehabilitation team provides help to cope with vision loss and the frustrations that can occur
 
Independent Living Skills - Promotes independence for people with a vision loss by teaching daily living skills such as safe cooking, personal hygiene, banking, Braille and computer technology
 
Low-Vision Services - Assists people with low vision to optimize their remaining vision through the use of optical and non-optical low vision aids
 
Orientation and Mobility - Certified instructors give one-on-one instruction based on level of vision, age and personal goals

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Fees: Free
Application: Call * no referral required * need to have a request for service completed by an eye care professional * request for service forms available on website
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf blind
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
Bruce County ; Grey County ; Dufferin County and area  
See Also: Blindness and Impaired Vision
Community Support Services
Eye Health and Diseases

This information was last completely updated on February 21, 2018

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About Us
Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario provides training to enable people who are blind or partially sighted to develop or restore key daily living skills, helping enhance their independence, safety and mobility.

Downloads:
Fact Sheet (2018)