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Introduction to Magnifiers

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Going To A Low Vision Center -
What You Should Know
and What to Expect



Getting the Most Out of Your

American Printing House for the Blind. 1-800-223-1839 Newsweek magazine on cassette available by subscription. Readerís Digest in Braille & cassette available by subscription.

The Five-Stage Process of Being a
Successful Low Vision Patient


Definition/Explanation of Legally Blind


Four Most Common Eye Diseases
In the Aging Population

Doubleday Large Print Home Library. 1-800-688-4442, then press #, Hard cover editions of best sellers in large print. A large print book club.

Ways To Enlarge Print Materials


Helpful Tips For Using a CCTV

Helpful Tips For Using a
Hand-held Telescope
Why are Eschenbach products
better than similar items?
Watching TV with Low Vision New York Times Large Type Weekly. 1-800-631-2580 A summary of news events that happened during the week. Large print crossword puzzles.
Suggested Environment Modifications
Items To Ease Daily Tasks
Other useful LINKS:
  Readerís Digest Monthly Large Edition. 1-800-807-2780 A large print edition of the Readerís Digest magazine.
Arizona Retinal Specialists

Vision Council of America (VCA)

To create awareness of the value of vision care
and to grow the eyewear and vision care market through education, forums and expositions,
and advocacy.

Lutheran Braille Workers, Inc. 1-909-795-8977 Free Braille and large print bibles and other Christian related books to visually impaired individuals all over the world. Bibles available in 40 languages.
Eye on Low Vision Magazine

Eye on Low Vision is an educational magazine focused on helping you to understand low vision and the options available for people coping with the challenges of low vision.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Research Program
The University of Arizona
College of Medicine
Arizona Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired. 1-602-273-7411 Social recreation. Counseling. Rehabilitation teaching. Orientation and mobility instruction.
Foundation Fighting Blindness
American Foundation for the Blind
LRS (Library Reproduction Service)
Blackstone Audiobooks
Over 1,500 unabridged titles available for rent or purchase. Free catalogue available upon request.
Department of Economic Security Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA). 1-520-629-0225 Website: An independent living program that will help the person with a disability remain as independent as possible. A vocational rehabilitation program that will help the person with a disability learn the skills necessary to find a job in his or her area of interest.
A national database of services and information on over 24,000 assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment available.
Council of Citizens With
Low Vision International
Council of Citizens With Low Vision International is a membership organization of people with low vision who help people maximize the vision they have. An information and referral hotline
Scholarships for college students.
Thorndike Press Large Print Books. 1-800-223-1244 Large print books for purchase. Free catalogue upon request.
WGBH Media Access Group
Makes television broadcasts and movies on video accessible to blind and visually impaired persons. Provides narrated descriptions of a program or movie’s key visual elements. Television schedules and list of videos available upon request.
Qwest 1-800-223-3131 For customers with disabilities.
Hadley School for the Blind
Offers over 90 courses free of charge to blind and visually impaired adults through correspondence education. Courses available in Braille, large print, and audio-tape. Free courses for parents of blind children and family members of blind adults, and professionals working in the field of
visual impairment.
Braille Bibles International. 1-800-766-9080 Serves legally blind individuals.
Helen Keller National Center for
Deaf – Blind Youth & Adults
1-516-944-8900 x253 info
10 regional centers to meet the social, rehabilitative and independent living needs of persons with visual and hearing impairments offering client advocacy, consultation & technical assistance, information & referral services, professional training and more.
A free booklet called
“What You Should Know About Low Vision”
(call for a copy).
Information and pictures
on diseases that cause
low vision. A variety of
low vision
program materials.

National Association for Parents of the Visually Impaired (NAPVI)
Resources for parents that give them support and information in raising their children who are blind, visually impaired, or have a combination of visual impairments and additional disabilities. Provides leadership, support and training to assist parents in helping children reach their potential.

Blinded Veterans Association
(Southern Arizona regional group)

Southern Arizona VA Health Care System

For Veterans with Low Vision problems: freelow vision equipment and training. Answer questions regarding veteran’s benefits. Publish a bi-monthly newsletter for veterans.

Sun Sounds of Arizona, Inc.
1-520-296-2400 (Tucson)
1-602-231-0500 (Phoenix)
1-520-779-1775 (Flagstaff)
Free radio reading service to Arizonans. Daily reading of the morning & evening papers. Reading of over 250 publications.

Southern Arizona Association f/t Visually Impaired (SAAVI)
Tucson Association
for the Blind (TAB)

GOALS (General Orientation to Adaptive Living Classes).
Social & Recreational Program. Independent Living Skills Program. Orientation &
Mobility Program.


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