Pennsylvania Association for the Blind

General Information

Pennsylvania Association for the Blind
555 Gettysburg Pike
Mechanicsburg Pennsylvania USA 17055
(717) 766 2020
info@pablind.org
http://www.pablind.org

Brief Description

The Pennsylvania Association for the Blind (PAB), through its network of 29 member agencies, provides innovative services for people of all ages who have a wide range of vision impairments from low vision to total blindness.

Services Offered

  • Braille and Reading Instruction
    • Offers braille instruction.
  • Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
    • Accepts any form of literature, document or business material for Braille Embossing. Please call PAB for a free price quote. All documents, and materials must be in MS Word/Office Format.
  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Conducts vision screening on location at schools, community. Has eye health and safety programs. Deploys field staff, as needed, to reach into rural counties of low population density.
  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Offers assistive technology training.
  • Counseling
    • Sight Loss Support Groups; individual counseling
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides home services and individualized instruction in daily living skills, home and health management, and communications skills
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Provides employment, training, education and social/supportive services.
  • In-Home Services
    • Offers family/caregiver services.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides referrals to aging programs.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Offers low vision services.
  • Reading Services
    • Offers radio reading programs.
  • Recreation Services
    • Provides educational and recreational programs.
  • Services for Seniors
  • Support Groups
    • Offers social and recreational activities.
  • Transportation Services
    • Provides escorted transportation to medical facilities, banks, grocery stores and social agencies.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides orientation and mobility training.