IN-SIGHT

General Information

IN-SIGHT
43 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite 1
Warwick Rhode Island 1 02888
(401) 941 3322
hqinsight@in-sight.necoxmail.com
http://www.IN-SIGHT.org

Brief Description

IN-SIGHT is the only agency providing comprehensive vision rehabilitation services to the visually impaired population in Rhode Island.

Staff

Richard Andrade, Director of Vision Rehabilitation, randrade@in-sight.org, 401 941 3322 ext.109

Christopher Butler, Executive Director, cbutler@in-sight.org, 401 941 3322 ext.103

Services Offered

  • Counseling
    • Facilitates monthly educational workshops in nine local communities throughout Rhode Island. The workshops are free and open to anyone who is blind or visuall impaired as well as one family member.

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in activities of daily living, communication, and life skills. Offers diabetic rehabilitation program.

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Operates industrial workshop and offers services such as chair reseating.

  • Health
    • Provides special training for persons with diabetes by registered nurse. Provides examinations and evaluations.

  • Health Services
    • Provides special training for persons with diabetes by registered nurse. Provides examinations and evaluations.

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information and referral.

  • Low Vision Devices
    • Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.

  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.

  • Professional Training
    • Offers internship and fieldwork placement in low vision, regular in-service training programs, seminars for professionals in all fields.

  • Reading Services
    • Operates IN-SIGHT Radio, a radio information service.

  • Services for Seniors

  • Support Groups
    • Offers peer support groups.

  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides orientation and mobility training.