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The Hadley School for the Blind

The Hadley School for the Blind

Our mission is to promote independent living through lifelong, distance education programs for people who are blind or visually impaired, their families and blindness service providers.

Founded in 1920 by William Hadley and Dr. E.V.L. Brown, Hadley offers courses free of charge to its blind and visually impaired students and their families and affordable tuition courses to blindness professionals. Today, Hadley is the largest educator of people who are blind or visually impaired around the world, serving more than 10,000 students annually in all 50 states and 100 countries. Hadley is also the largest educator of braille. A 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, the school relies on contributions from individuals, foundations and corporations to fund its programs.

Hadley has a course for you if you are:
- A blind or visually impaired individual 14+ years of age
- A relative of a blind or visually impaired child
- A family member of a blind or visually impaired adult
- A professional in the blindness field

PLEASE SEE OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

The Hadley School for the Blind
700 Elm Street
Winnetka, IL 60093
(800) 323-4238
Resource Area: nationwide
Updated: 08/29/2011  [ 31271 ] 

Protect Your Vision: The Dilated Eye Exam Educational DVD

Protect Your Vision: The Dilated Eye Exam Educational DVD

Most people with diabetes should receive yearly dilated eye exams. Learn about the importance of dilated eye exams through this educational DVD.

The Protect Your Vision: The Dilated Eye Exam educational DVD stresses the importance of an annual dilated eye exam and encourages people with diabetes to take charge of their health care needs and get a dilated eye exam each year. Most people with diabetes should receive yearly dilated eye exams from an ophthalmologist or optometrist trained in recognizing diabetic retinopathy.

Watch this important educational DVD to learn more about dilated eye exams.

DVD created through a partnership with the Wisconsin Diabetes Prevention and Control Program.

Protect Your Vision: The Dilated Eye Exam Educational DVD
3834 County Road A
Rosholt, WI 54473
(877) 463-6953
Resource Area: nationwide
Updated: 07/30/2012  [ 31278 ] 

Vision Forward Association

Vision Forward Association

The Vision Forward Association is full-service vision resource agency with a goal to foster independence and successful integration of people of all ages who are visually impaired.

The Vision Forward Association believes in the potential of each individual to live an independent, productive life. Our programs and services reflect this belief and lead people towards their highest level of self-sufficiency.

The Vision Forward Association helps people of all ages and at all stages of visual impairment achieve their highest level of self-sufficiency. We offer vision rehabilitation services for children, working age adults, and older adults, recreational and volunteer opportunities, and independent living options at Hawley Ridge Apartments.

We also have a retail store, the Outlook Shoppe, that features adaptive vision products.

SEE OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Vision Forward Association
912 N. Hawley Road
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(877) 258-9200
Resource Area: statewide
Updated: 10/30/2012  [ 31282 ] 

Vision Forward Store

Vision Forward Store

Vision Forward Store, an adaptive devices retail store, offers people with changing vision solutions for easier daily activities at home, work, or recreation. See website for catalog.

The Vision Forward Store is Southeastern Wisconsin’s only adaptive devices retail store offering people who have changing vision a great selection of solutions for easier daily activities at home, work, or recreation.

Our low vision products are designed to help those living with macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, and general vision loss. Remain independent and active with our large selection of low vision aids. We carry Magnifiers, talking and low vision watches, talking and low vision clocks, and much more.

Your purchases directly support the Vision Forward Association’s mission of changing the lives of people with vision loss by offering programs and services that assist people in achieving their highest level of self-sufficiency. At the same time, you provide gifts of accessibility and independence for yourself, friends or loved ones.

Vision Forward Association
912 N. Hawley Road
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(855) 878-6056
Resource Area: statewide
Updated: 10/30/2012  [ 31283 ] 

2-1-1 Wisconsin

2-1-1 Wisconsin

2-1-1 Wisconsin is a simple way to connect people in need with human services. People are linked to information about local resources, from both government and nonprofit organizations.

DIAL 2-1-1

2-1-1 Wisconsin is a simple way to connect people in need with human services. Simply by dialing 2-1-1, people are linked to information about local resources, from both government and nonprofit organizations.

From the single mother seeking food for her children to the senior citizen looking for in-home care, 2-1-1 brings people and community resources together.

2-1-1 Wisconsin
563 Carter Court, Suite B
Kimberly, WI 54136
Resource Area: statewide
Updated: 10/04/2012  [ 31290 ] 

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