U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: American Lake Blind Rehabilitation Center

General Information

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: American Lake Blind Rehabilitation Center
VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Tacoma Washington 1 98493
(253) 583 1299
ellen.martin@med.va.gov

Staff

Page Howard, Social Worker, 253 583 1299

Kim Richardson, VIST Coordinator, Kim.Richardson@VA.gov

Idella Whitfield-Stith, Nurse Manager, 253 583 1299

Services Offered

  • Assessment
    • Blind rehabilitation assessment provided.

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Blind Rehabilitation Outreach Service.

  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Offers training in computers and assistive technology devices.

  • Counseling
    • Offers group and individual counseling.

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Offers full program of blind rehabilitation including orientation and mobility, activities of daily living, low vision training, manual skills. Serves referral applicants from VA centers and clinics in service area. Provides rehabilitation services for elderly veterans.

  • Health
    • Offers general medical and related services such as eye evaluations, medical treatments as related to blind rehabilitation.

  • Health Services
    • Offers general medical and related services such as eye evaluations, medical treatments as related to blind rehabilitation.

  • Services for Seniors

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