Partial Sightedness

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    Taxonomy Code: YF-9000.6500

    A condition in which affected individuals have remaining visual acuity between 20/200 and 20/70 in the better eye with maximal correction.

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    AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR THE BLINDProvides the following services to the blind and visually-impaired and to organizations/individuals working with this audience information and referral, publications on blindness, data collection and information dissemination, and production of recorded materials for the blind through the Talking Books Program. Conducts a wide variety of programs to support independent living, literacy, employment and access to technology. Advocates for legislation and operates a web site which offers access to an on-line book store, Career Connect(employment planning tool), and Braille Bug(children's web channel for literacy).AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR THE BLINDAMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND
    AMERICAN PRINTING HOUSE FOR THE BLIND, INC.Promotes independence of blind and visually impaired persons by providing special media tools and materials needed for education and life. Free Reader's Digest and Newsweek available for use on talking machines.AMERICAN PRINTING HOUSE FOR THE BLIND, INC.AMERICAN PRINTING HOUSE FOR THE BLIND, INC.
    ITINERANT SERVICES FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIREDServices are available to blind and partially sighted students in their home schools. The itinerant teacher carries out an ongoing program with local school staff so they can help a student develop those skills needed to function optimally in the regular school setting. These skills can include the use of optical and visual aids, tactile and auditory aids, braille reading and writing, listening and oral communication, orientation, mobility, travel, proficiency in the skills of daily living, counseling in social adjustment, independence, efficient use of resources and personal organization. Call for more detailed information.SuffolkITINERANT SERVICES FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIREDWESTERN SUFFOLK BOCES SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    LARGE PRINT AND BRAILLE BILLSProvides Braille summaries of PSEG bills, along with regular statement, to blind individuals. Contracts with Helen Keller National Center in Sands Point to convert bills to Braille. Also offers 55% larger print bill for the visually impaired. Call to request either accommodation.SuffolkLARGE PRINT AND BRAILLE BILLSPSEG LONG ISLAND
    NEWSLINE FOR THE BLINDProvides newspapers, 4 Spanish-language newspapers, and magazines read on the telephone. Person receives a special phone number and security code, then may access New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Buffalo News, Christian Science Monitor, USA Today in New York, and other national papers. Call or visit website for more information.NEWSLINE FOR THE BLINDNATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF NEW YORK STATE-GREATER LONG ISLAND CHAPTER

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