CNIB: Saskatchewan Division - AFB Directory Profile
CNIB: Saskatchewan Division
2550 Broad Street
Regina, SK S4P 3Z4
(306) 525-2571 (Local)
(306) 565-3300 (Fax)
(800) 563-2642 (Toll-Free)
Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Geographic area served: Saskatchewan.
Publications: CNIB Vision newsmagazine, Insight e-newsletter
1705 McKercher Drive
Saskatoon, SK S7H 5N6
Lynn Latta, Director of Government Relations & Advocacy, Saskatchewan & Manitoba Divisions, (306) 667-2235, firstname.lastname@example.org
Delcy-Ann Selymes, Director of Rehabilitation, Saskatchewan & Manitoba Divisions, (204) 789-0964, delcy.selymes.@cnib.ca
Services for Adults
- Initial registration and triage and referral to services.
- Assistive Products
- Consumer products available.
- Computer Training/Assistive Technology
- Keyboarding, access technology and Internet usage.
- Provides counseling to individuals and families to assist in the adjustment to vision loss.
- Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
- Provides a range of rehabilitation services that include orientation & mobility, rehabilitation teaching, low vision services, counselling, employment and technology training.
- Employment/Job Training
- Provides vocational and employment related services to individuals to determine career goals and develop or learn new skills, including job search techniques.
- Information and Referral
- Provides referrals to appropriate CNIB professionals or other community resources.
- Library Services
- Circulates books, magazines, and other material in braille, e-text, and DAISY format by mail free of charge to library users. Additional resources such as descriptive videos, braille music, tactile drawings, and printbraille books are available while newspapers and magazines can be accessed via computer or telephone.
- Low Vision Services
- Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. At the Low Vision Clinics, prescribes and recommends low vision devices. Assists individuals to make use of their remaining vision with the use of adaptive devices.
- Travel/Orientation and Mobility
- Provides training for safe and independent travel in the home and community.
Services for Children
- Braille and Reading Instruction
- Offers a variety of courses including Grade 1 and Grade 2 Literary Braille. Offers a summer reading program for children, and in conjunction with the Canadian Braille Literacy Foundation, organizes an annual Braille Creative Writing and Accuracy Competition for children.
Services for Professionals
- Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
- Offers individual and employer high-tech assessments.
- Professional Training
- Training provided to community professionals upon request.