Vision Loss Resources
Vision and Hearing Assessments
Vision Loss Resources - West Metro
1936 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, 55403-3101
Vision Loss Resources offers vision and hearing assessments in the client's home.
* In-Home Assessment - comprehensive, professional evaluation that helps to identify needs, develop a plan of service and includes information on other community resources.
* Vision Evaluation - assessment for magnifiers, lighting and distance vision aids in your home or at work
* Hearing Assessment - includes hearing screening, advocacy and resources for adaptive equipment for persons with hearing loss
- Free / no cost to everyone
- Adults with disabilities
- Blind or visually impaired
- Children and/or youth with disabilities
- Older adults
- Older adults with disabilities
Anyone who has vision loss that is affecting their life
Call (612) 871-2222 and ask for Community Services.
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, Washington and Wright counties
- Vision Loss Resources - East Metro 216 Wabasha St S, St. Paul, MN, 55107-1804
Other Services or resources
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LF-4900.1900Evaluation for Assistive Technology Definition
Programs that assess the current ability to function of people who have disabilities and prescribe or recommend the most appropriate assistive technology product to meet their individual needs including communication/learning aids, control and signaling aids, daily living aids, hearing augmentation aids, mobility aids, prosthetic/orthotic/seating devices, recreational aids, speech aids and/or visual/reading aids.
LF-4900.2000-900Vision Screening Definition
Programs that offer visual acuity tests for the purpose of identifying individuals who have an impaired ability to see that may require further examination.
LH-0600.9000-450Low Vision Aids Definition
Programs that pay for or provide magnifiers, magnification equipment, light intensification equipment, night vision equipment, closed circuit television devices and other products which help people who have visual impairments use their remaining vision to greater advantage.
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.
A disability that is characterized by a combination of hearing and visual impairments.
A condition in which affected individuals are totally blind and cannot see or are legally blind and have central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with maximal correction, or a peripheral field of vision that is so contracted that its widest diameter subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees.
YF-9000.6500Partial Sightedness Definition
A condition in which affected individuals have remaining visual acuity between 20/200 and 20/70 in the better eye with maximal correction.