For Individuals and Families
Are you or someone you love having trouble with daily living or your job because of loss of eyesight that your doctor can’t correct? Find how we can help and plug into resources.
Live, Work and Play Well with Vision Loss
Experiencing vision loss is difficult and life changing. It doesn't mean you have to stop doing the things you do on a daily basis or hope to do in the future. A visit to our low vision clinic can help you maximize your remaining sight. You will discuss your visual needs with our low vision therapist and try out a variety of magnifiers and other devices to find what works best for you.
Join Our Visually Impaired Senior Alaskans Program
Are you 55 years of age or older, retired and experiencing vision loss? Join our free Visually Impaired Senior Alaskans program. Become a member and enjoy the company of your peers in our support groups meeting in Anchorage and in the Mat-Su Valley. We can visit you to help make your home a safer and more functional place to live and connect you with other services to improve your life.
Call the Center in Anchorage at 907-248-7770 or in the Mat-Su Valley at 907-631-4077
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Seeing With Our Hearts
Hotel Captain Cook
October 5, 2016
Doors Open at 11:30am
Please call 907-771-4311 to attend
Announcing A New Program ....
that educates people about how to approach a blind person in order to provide high quality customer service and to interact respectfully with people who experience sight loss. The Blindness Sensitivity Training Program is a one hour presentation that discusses the best practices for interacting with people who are blind. This program also includes simulation training of Sighted Guide Technique which is the best way to assist somebody who is blind that needs help navigating through various community settings including public areas, businesses or mass transit systems.
We are currently offering this new service to businesses in the tourism industry and have been working to help educate tourism employees about the best practices of working with visually impaired people. If you are interested in learning more about this new program, please call 907-248-7770.
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Join One of Our Low Vision Support Groups in Anchorage and Mat-Su
Call 907-248-7770 in Anchorage or 907-631-4077 in the Mat-Su Valley
Alaska Center For the Blind and Visually Impaired
3903 Taft Drive
Anchorage Alaska 99517-3069
907-248-7770 or 1-800-770-7517
or in the Mat-Su Valley at
1075 South Check Street
Wasilla, AK 99654