A BETTER CHANCE by MIAMI LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED, INC.

The Better Chance Youth Music Program is an inclusion model program that provides music instrument, software, and live performance instruction for blind and visually impaired youth along side their sighted peers. Activities include rock and pop band rehearsals, song writing classes, visits by local and international artists, weekly field trips, and culminates in a showcase performance at a local concert venue. Transportation is available for youth residing in Miami-Dade County. Summer...

601 SW 8th Avenue, Miami, FL , 33130

Music Instruction Primary School Age Children Preschool Age Children Blindness Partial Sightedness Preadolescent Children Young Adults Adolescents Summer Camps Children and Youth With Disabilities/Health Conditions

AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND by I & R HOTLINES OUTSIDE MIAMI-DADE

The American Council of the Blind (ACB) is the nation's leading membership organization of blind and visually impaired people. It was founded in 1961 and incorporated in the District of Columbia. The Council strives to improve the well-being of all blind and visually impaired people by: serving as a representative national organization of blind people; elevating the social, economic and cultural levels of blind people; improving educational and rehabilitation facilities and...

1703 N Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA , 22311

Specialized Information and Referral Blindness Issue Advocacy

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY by LIGHTHOUSE OF COLLIER, INC

Provides assistance on how to use assistive technology, from large print displays and Braille, to accessing Email and Internet with talking PCs, iPhone and iPad use. ###COL###

2685 Horseshoe Drive South, Naples, FL , 34104

Assistive Technology Equipment Blindness

BLIND BABIES PROGRAM by MIAMI LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED, INC.

The Blind Babies Program (BBP) offered by the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Lighthouse) is a family-centered program that engages parents/primary caregivers of blind or visually impaired children, birth through five (5) years utilizing the Parent as Teachers (PAT) curriculum. Primary Services: Home Visits: Parent program utilizing Parent as Teachers curriculum. Trained staff build support families, discuss child development/parenting practices, model, consult...

601 SW 8th Avenue, Miami, FL , 33130

Volunteer Opportunities Infants/Toddlers Blindness Children Orientation and Mobility Training Infants Preschool Age Children Visual Impairments Toddlers Newborns Early Intervention for Children With Disabilities/Delays

BLIND SAILING UNLIMITED, INC. by BLIND SAILING UNLIMITED, INC.

Blind Sailing Unlimited provides sailing opportunities for people who are blind and visually impaired. Introduction to sailing provides participants the opportunity to learn how to sail. ###COL###

4910 42nd Street NE, Naples, FL , 34120

Sailing Blindness

ENGLISH by MIAMI LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED, INC.

English speaking support group for severely visually impaired people and their families. Transportation available.

601 SW 8th Avenue, Miami, FL , 33130

Support Groups Visual Impairments Blindness

FLORIDA LIONS EYE BANK, INC. by FLORIDA LIONS EYE BANK, INC.

In the fight against visual impairment and blindness, the Florida Lions Eye Bank recovers, processes and distributes ocular tissue for sight-saving surgery. It provides eye tissue and funding for ophthalmic research and training and operates a pathology lab to assist with patient diagnosis and treatment. It also provides professional and community education to promote eye donation. The Florida Lions Eye Bank provides information regarding cornea donations and transplants. Also accepts...

900 NW 17th Street, Miami, FL , 33136

Organ and Tissue Banks Blindness Corneal Transplants Glasses Donation Programs

ISLAMORADA by MONROE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Wide variety of services including borrowing books, magazines, records, tapes, albums, Phonic Ear easy listening system for hearing impaired individuals, EZ Reader print enhancer. Bookmobile services available. Summer reading program also available, with assistance for research projects. Book sales first Sat. of each month. Tutor site for Literacy Volunteers of America. Must have a library card to borrow. Requirements for card include proof of residency, and I.D. such as a license...

81830 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL , 33036

Public Libraries Literacy Programs Blindness Children's Reading Clubs Library Audiovisual Services

KEY LARGO by MONROE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Wide variety of services including borrowing books, magazines, records, tapes, albums, Phonic Ear easy listening system for hearing impaired individuals, EZ Reader print enhancer. Bookmobile services available. Summer reading program also available, with assistance for research projects. Book sales first Sat. of each month. Tutor site for Literacy Volunteers of America. Must have a library card to borrow. Requirements for card include proof of residency, and I.D. such as a license...

101485 Overseas Highway, Key Largo, FL , 33037

Library Audiovisual Services Blindness Public Libraries Literacy Programs

MARATHON by MONROE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Wide variety of services including borrowing books, magazines, records, tapes, albums, Phonic Ear easy listening system for hearing impaired individuals, EZ Reader print enhancer. Bookmobile services available. Summer reading program also available, with assistance for research projects. Book sales first Sat. of each month. Tutor site for Literacy Volunteers of America. Must have a library card to borrow. Requirements for card include proof of residency, and I.D. such as a license...

3251 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL , 33050

Library Audiovisual Services Blindness Public Libraries Literacy Programs Children's Reading Clubs

MIAMI by UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI - MILLER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Specialized services include a low vision clinic, ophthalmic photography, contact lens department, optical center and ophthalmic pharmacy. Provides treatment for cataracts, glaucoma, eye infections, ocular oncology, vitro-retinal diseases, macular diseases, ocular plastics, cornea transplants, children's eye disease and neuro-ophthalmology. Clinical and scientific research is conducted related to patient care and the prevention of blindness.

900 NW 17th Street, Miami, FL , 33136

Eye Care Visual Impairments Blindness

MIAMI DISTRICT OFFICE by FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION - FLORIDA DIVISION OF BLIND SERVICES

Services include vocational evaluation, job placement, mobility instruction and independent living skills instruction. May also pay for medical services, education or vocational training, special tools or daily living aids as required. ###MON###

401 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL , 33128

Sighted Guide Skills Instruction Blindness Cane Skills Instruction Blind Mobility Aids Eye Care Expense Assistance Vocational Rehabilitation

NAPLES by UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI - MILLER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Specialized services include a low vision clinic, ophthalmic photography, contact lens department, optical center and ophthalmic pharmacy. Provides treatment for cataracts, glaucoma, eye infections, ocular oncology, vitro-retinal diseases, macular diseases, ocular plastics, cornea transplants, children's eye disease and neuro-ophthalmology. Clinical and scientific research is conducted related to patient care and the prevention of blindness. ###COL###

3880 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL , 34103

Eye Care Visual Impairments Blindness

RADIO READING SERVICE by WLRN PUBLIC RADIO

Broadcasts selections from magazines, books, TV Guide, daily sports, grocery ads, and newspapers (Miami Herald, Sun Sentinel, USA Today) with the use of special radio receiver or by the use of WLRN Channel 17's Secondary Audio Program or SAP channel.

172 NE 15th Street, Miami, FL , 33132

Local Broadcast Television Stations Blindness Functional Illiteracy Reading Disorder

REHABILITATION UNIT by MIAMI LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED, INC.

Offers training and counseling for the newly blind, enabling clients to return to work or school, Governmental agencies and insurance agencies pay fees based upon cost of services. Transportation is available.

601 SW 8th Avenue, Miami, FL , 33130

Occupational Therapy Adults Older Adults Visual Impairments Blindness Physical Disabilities Vocational Rehabilitation

SPANISH by MIAMI LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED, INC.

Spanish speaking support group for severely visually impaired people and their families. Transportation is available.

601 SW 8th Avenue, Miami, FL , 33130

Support Groups Visual Impairments Blindness

STAR SUMMER PROGRAM by MIAMI LIGHTHOUSE FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED, INC.

STAR (Summer Training and Recreation) program provides a seven (7) week summer camp for visually impaired/blind children. STAR offers engaging and enriching activities focusing on literacy, technology, physical fitness, and social skills development. STAR features activities such as arts and crafts, music, and field trips. Transportation is provided for children residing in Miami-Dade County. The Summer Reading Explorers Program is also included in the summer program, provides...

601 SW 8th Avenue, Miami, FL , 33130

Summer Camps Children and Youth With Disabilities/Health Conditions Primary School Age Children Preschool Age Children Blindness Partial Sightedness Preadolescent Children Youth Enrichment Programs Early Literacy Development Programs

Data last updated September 6th 2019