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Organization: CNIB - Kingston  
Phone Numbers: 613-542-4975
Toll-Free: 1-866-842-9071
Fax: 613-542-8639
Website: www.cnib.ca
Address:
826 Princess St
Kingston, ON
K7L 1G3
Intersection: Princess St and Tower St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Tue-Thu 9am-3pm * closed 12noon-1pm
Contacts: Donna Norman - Regional Manager
donna.norman@cnib.ca
Catherine Showell - Receptionist
catherine.showell@cnib.ca
Service Description: Supports for people living with vision loss * research, public education, and vision health services

Children's Services - Resources and programs for children with a vision loss

Deafblind Services - Supports for people who are deafblind, to build skills and confidence

Early Intervention Program - Child development program, focusing on the special needs of children with vision loss

Independent Living Skills - Promotes independence for people with a vision loss by developing daily living skills such as safe cooking, personal hygiene, banking, Braille, and computer technology * service is generally provided in the client's home or a long term care facility * demonstrations and consultation about the availability, selection, use, and purchase of technical aids and adaptive devices * many products for sale through central office

Low-Vision Services - Assistance to optimize optical and non-optical low-vision aids * educates clients and community on various eye conditions * offers demonstrations and consultation about the availability, selection, use, and purchase of technical aids and adaptive devices

Orientation and Mobility - One-on-one instruction based on level of vision, age, and personal goals * focus is on being able to move around safely and independently in the home, supermarket or neighborhood

Fees: Free
Application: Call * no referral required * need to have a request for service completed by an eye care professional * request for service forms available on website
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: People who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf blind
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French reception, programs, publications, and website
Area(s) Served: Kingston ; Frontenac ; Lennox ; Addington ; Leeds ; Grenville and area
See Also: Blindness and Impaired Vision
Community Support Services

This information was last completely updated on 4/1/2016

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