Center for the Visually Impaired (Florida)

General Information

Center for the Visually Impaired (Florida)
1187 Dunn Avenue
Daytona Beach Florida 1 32114
(386) 253 8879
http://www.cvicentralflorida.org/

Brief Description

The Center for the Visually Impaired is a nonprofit agency dedicated to serving the special needs of blind and visually impaired individuals and has been providing a wide variety of critical services for the past 20 years.
A full range of rehabilitation and training programs, as well as social services, low vision services, and employment services for teenagers enables participants to preserve their independence and achieve their highest potential.

Staff

Ronee Silverman, Executive Director, rsilverman@cvicentralflorida.org

Services Offered

  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Offers computer training.

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides independent living training and individual instruction.

  • Services for Seniors

  • Support Groups
    • Sponsors self-help groups called PALS (Persons Adjusting to Limited Sight) in four counties. PALS provides the visually impaired person and their families an opportunity to get together for social, educational and recreational purposes on a monthly basis. For more information on PALS, go to <a href=http://www.cvicentralflorida.org/support-groups.html>PALS (Persons Adjusting to Limited Sight) Support Groups</a>.

  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Offers O&M training.