Help Yourself Through Hard Times

Organization: CNIB - Western Region
Phone Numbers: 519-685-8420
Toll-Free: 1-800-265-4127
Teletype: 519-685-8426 or 1-866-385-3433
Fax: 519-685-8419
Website: www.cnib.ca
Address:
749 Base Line Rd E
London, ON
N6C 2R6
Intersection: Base Line Rd E and Wellington Rd
Location: Southeast London
Accessibility:   Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: Braille labelling of rooms and talking elevators
Hours: Administration: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Executives: Betty Leeson - Regional Manager Client Services
519-685-8420 ext 5102 * betty.leeson@cnib.ca

Sherry Malcho - Associate Director Services and Operations
519-685-8420 ext 5127 * betty.leeson@cnib.ca
Service Description: Supports for people living with vision loss * research, public education, and vision health services

Community-based charity providing support, knowledge and advocacy for people who are blind or partially sighted * assists with building confidence, skills, and providing  opportunities to fully participate in life

Vision Rehabilitation - Assistance to optimize optical and non-optical low vision aids

Technical Aids
- Demonstrations and consultation about the availability, selection, use, and purchase of technical aids and adaptive devices such as large print 12 month bilingual planner, magnifiers, audio labellers, talking watches, large button phones, lighting and large-print games * many products for sale through central office

Low-Vision Services - Assistance to optimize optical and non-optical low-vision aids * educates clients and community on various eye conditions * offers demonstrations and consultation about the availability, selection, use, and purchase of technical aids and adaptive devices

Deafblind Services - Supports for people who are deafblind, to build skills and confidence

Children's Services - Child development program focusing on the special needs of children with vision loss * essential resource for children and families living with vision loss * helps children who are blind or partially sighted grow into confident adults

Deafblind Services - Services for people who are deafblind to build skills and confidence

Deafblind Services - Literacy and Basic Skills - Literacy, numeracy and essential skills services that help learners transition to their goals of employment, apprenticeship, secondary-school credit, postsecondary education or independence

Independent Living Skills - Promotes independence for people with vision loss by developing daily living skills such as safe cooking, personal hygiene, banking, Braille and computer technology

Independent Travel Instruction - One-on-one instruction based on level of vision, age and goals

Low Vision Clinics - Demonstrations and consultation to help people with a vision loss make informed decisions about the availability, selection, use and purchase of consumer products and adaptive devices

Low Vision Services - Low vision specialists provide services to those who have experienced partial loss of vision to help them make the most of their sight and live life to the fullest

Vision Rehabilitation - Assists low vision clients through optical and non-optical low vision aids

Volunteer Services - Encourages, defines and manages volunteer opportunities * recruitment, orientation, training and placement of volunteers
Fees: Free
Application: 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 (other than English): English
Area(s) Served: London, Middlesex, Elgin, Huron, Lambton and Perth


This information was last completely updated on 2/7/2014


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