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Ensight Skills Center for Visual Rehabilitation - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Ensight Skills Center for Visual Rehabilitation
1740 S. College Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 407-9999 (Local)
(970) 207-9844 (Fax)
melody@ensightskills.org
http://www.ensightskills.org/

Brief Description

Ensight's mission is to provide clients who are blind or have low vision with the opportunity to enhance their life skills, independence, and self-confidence in a safe environment through adaptive technology and training.

Ensight is a NAC accredited agency providing comprehensive low vision services throughout Colorado. Services include low vision exams, low vision evaluations, assisted technology, support groups, counseling, education, tools and more.

Hours of operation: Tuesday-Fri. 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Number of staff: 14
Staff description: Executive Director Business Manager Outreach coordinator 4 OD low vision doctors 4 OT low vision Specialists 4 support staff including billing
Geographic area served: Colorado
Publications: Monthly Newsletter and E-newsletter

Locations

Curtis Strong Center
918 13th Street, #4
Greeley, CO 80631

Staff

Melody Bettenhausen-Glinsman, Development Director, (970) 407-9999, melody@ensightskills.org
Denny Moyer, President/CEO, (970) 407-9999, denny@ensightskills.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assessment
    • Offers functional vision assessment for clients.
  • Counseling
    • Offers free counseling for the visually impaired and their families.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in daily living skills.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Assists individuals cope with their vision loss and set goals. Optometrist specially trained in low vision rehabilitation performs comprehensive evaluation to determine the amount of usable sight and prescribe optical devices to maximize sight. Low vision specialists instruct clients in the use of each prescribed optical device and teach daily living skills.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Offers O&M training.

Services for Children

  • Assessment
    • Offers functional vision assessment for clients.
  • Counseling
    • Offers free counseling for the visually impaired and their families.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Assists individuals cope with their vision loss and set goals. Optometrist specially trained in low vision rehabilitation performs comprehensive evaluation to determine the amount of usable sight and prescribe optical devices to maximize sight. Low vision specialists instruct clients in the use of each prescribed optical device and teach daily living skills.
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