Idaho Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Lewiston

Organization Name: Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Address: 1118 'F' St
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: 208-799-5009
Fax: 208-799-5125
Eligibility: Presence of visual disability that is an impediment to daily functioning.
Services Provided: Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired - Lewiston provides
vocational skills and training so clients may return to work in a vocation that would best fit them. Also, restoration services to prevent blindness, such as eye surgery, removal of cataracts and slowing the progression of diabetic retinopathy and other eye diseases. They provide rehabilitation for clients to improve independent living skills and to remain independent in their own home. They assist people signing up for talking books at the state library, do low vision evaluations and provide help in selecting and purchasing magnifiers and low vision equipment. They assist persons with diabetes financially who need specialized equipment or by helping locate equipment such as talking calculators and long oven mits. They can teach them cane travel and Braille. Provides low vision evaluations, and magnifiers. Home modification Operate ICBVI store where clients and public can purchase adaptive aids such as talking clocks, games, wrist watches, contrast sheets, large print timers, oven mitts, cards, or will search out products an individual is looking for, etc.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 10/30/2018