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Lions Low Vision Center of Eastern Connecticut - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Lions Low Vision Center of Eastern Connecticut
PO Box 43
Colchester, CT 06415
(860) 377-2063 (Local)
ctlowvision@yahoo.com
http://www.lionslowvisionctr.org

Brief Description

The mission of the Lions Low Vision Center of Eastern Connecticut is to provide appropriate low vision devices and empower people with decreased vision to improve their quality of life or maintain their independence.

The Lions Low Vision Center of Eastern Connecticut provides services to individuals in New London, Middlesex, Tolland, and Windham Counties. Services are rendered without charge. The center is staffed by a technician trained in optimizing a client's remaining eyesight through the use of magnification, glare control, proper lighting, specialized reading techniques, and referral to additional supportive agencies. The technician dispenses low vision aids and trains individuals to use these devices to enhance remaining vision.

Hours of operation: By Appointment Only
Clients served on average per year: 1,000+
Number of staff: 1
Staff description: Licensed Optician/ Low Vision Technician
Geographic area served: Eastern Connecticut including Tolland, Windham, New London, and Middlesex Counties
Publications: Not at this time.

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Low Vision Services
    • We supply devices ranging from magnifiers to lamps to large digit calculators and clocks, as well as a staggering array of practical real world tools to help clients maintain or regain their independence. The Technician also instructs clients in the proper use of these devices, and matches the proper devices to each client's individual needs.

Services for Children

  • Low Vision Services
    • We supply devices ranging from magnifiers to lamps to large digit calculators and clocks, as well as a staggering array of practical real world tools to help clients maintain or regain their independence. The technician also instructs clients in the proper use of these devices, and matches the proper devices to each client's individual needs.
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