Hadley School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Information and Support
700 Elm St, Winnetka, IL, 60093-2554
Distance: 205 Miles
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Offers a list of information resources for individuals with vision impairment and blindness.
Additionally offers the Seminars @Hadley, free webinars with topics of interest to people who are blind or visually impaired and blindness service providers.
The seminars last one to two hours including:
* Accessibility and technology
* Braille literacy
* Business, employment and vocational skills
* Cooking and entertaining
* Family oriented (such as parenting and relationships)
* Health and medical
* Independent living
* Professional development
* Travel, recreation and leisure
- Blind or visually impaired
- Older adults
- Older adults with disabilities
|Toll Free||(800) 323-4238|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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HH-3300.1800-220Internet Courses Definition
Programs that provide opportunities for students to pursue a course of independent study utilizing material that is communicated via the Internet.
LR-3200Independent Living Skills Instruction Definition
Programs that assist people who have disabilities to learn the basic skills of daily living through individual and group counseling and instruction, experience and practice in coping with real or simulated life situational demands; or through the use of assistive devices, special equipment and specialized assistants. Services include but are not limited to training in the ability to travel about the community alone; to live independently in a private residence; to maintain health through self-care and use of medical services; to live within personal income; to maintain acceptable grooming and appearance; to deal with legal, family or social problems; and to cope with other requirements for successful independent living.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
TJ-4500.4500-750Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic Definition
Libraries or other organizations that maintain collections of books, magazines and other reading material on cassettes, CDs or in digital file formats and make them available on a loan basis to residents of the community who are blind or have visual impairments, dyslexia or other related disabilities. Also included are organizations that distribute cassettes, CDs, or digital files of this type that people can keep.
A disability that is characterized by a combination of hearing and visual impairments.
YF-9000Visual Impairments Definition
Eye, optic nerve or brain malfunctions which prevent affected individuals from seeing normally. Eye disorders that can lead to visual impairments include retinal degeneration, albinism, cataracts, glaucoma, muscular problems that result in visual disturbances, corneal disorders, diabetic retinopathy, congenital disorders and infection.