The Sight Center Programs and Services
- Low Vision Clinic--Individualized rehabilitation services that make the best use of remaining functional vision for people who can no longer benefit from glasses, contacts, surgery or medication.
- Rehabilitation Therapy--Instruction in new ways to perform daily tasks in order to live independently at home, to obtain or maintain employment, or to participate in community life. These tasks include setting appliances, cooking, laundry, identifying money, and needle threading.
- Orientation and Mobility--Instruction in safe, independent travel in the home, workplace or community including white cane and sighted-guide training when appropriate.
- Assistive Technology--Training in the use of assistive technology devices such as magnifying software or iPads for use at home, work or school.
- Vocational Services--Support and training in job readiness skills, job coaching and job placement for individuals 14 and up.
- Children’s Services--For school-age students who are visually impaired, receive instruction in daily living skills such as cooking, cleaning and personal grooming to prepare them to be independent.
- Information and Referral--Information and referral to local, state, and national agencies that specialize in services for the visually impaired.
- Qualified Staff--The Sight Center employs a full staff of professionals, including optometrists, occupational therapists, low vision specialists, social worker/case managers, orientation and mobility specialists, rehabilitation therapists and assistive technology specialists.
- Referral and Fees--The Sight Center receives referrals from ophthalmologists, optometrists, health and human service organizations and other healthcare providers. Fees vary per service. Payments are accepted from Medicare, private insurance, Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities, as well as private pay.
We empower independence and enrich the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired.