VISUAL IMPAIRMENT SERVICE TEAM

VISUAL IMPAIRMENT SERVICE TEAM

 
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides coordination of services for legally blind veterans and their families. Duties include providing and/or arranging for the provision of appropriate treatment modalities to enhance a blinded veteran's functioning level. Other duties include identifying new cases of blindness, providing professional counseling, resolving problems, arranging annual healthcare reviews and conducting education programs relating to blindness.
LocationSuffolk
Geographical AreaNorthport, New York; Town of Huntington, New York; Suffolk County, New York
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair Accessible
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenTranslators available
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Edward Richards, VIST Coordinator
Physical Site Address 1 VA Medical Center, Building #7
Physical Site City, State, Zip Northport, NY 11768
Mailing Address 1 VA Medical Center, Building #7
Mailing City, State, Zip Northport, NY 11768
Main Phone (631)261-4400, Ext 2113
Fax (631)266-6029
Service Location Email edward.richards@va.gov
Web Address www.va.gov
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateAug09
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NORTHPORT VA MEDICAL CENTER
Affiliated Program: VISUAL IMPAIRMENT SERVICE TEAM
This Service: VISUAL IMPAIRMENT SERVICE TEAM
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Blindness (YF-9000.0100)
Disabilities Issues (YZ-1700)
Families of Military Personnel/Veterans (YJ-2050)
Health/Disability Related Counseling (RP-1400.8000-300)
Special Education (HH-8000)
Veterans (YN-9000)
Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (LL-3000.9000)
Visual Impairments (YF-9000)