Low Vision Resources

Low Vision Resources

New View Oklahoma is a non-profit organization that performs low vision evaluations, can prescribe assistive technology, and also provides additional rehabilitation services for the visually impaired. Call (405) 286 9699 or (405) 232 4644 and request a “Low vision evaluation.”

Division of Visual Services, Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services, State of Oklahoma is the division of state government that offers rehabilitation and vocational services to the visually impaired. Call 405.951.3493 V/TTY or Toll Free 800.845.8476

Some of the services offered include:

Assistive Technology Lab to provide free evaluations of individuals’ needs and demonstrations that help people learn about and test technology that may help them reach their goals. Contact(405) 522-3398; Toll Free (800) 523-0288

 

One-on-one assistance to older people in adjusting to blindness and regaining or maintaining maximum independence and self-sufficiency

 

Rehabilitation teaching to provide counseling and instruction in the individuals’ homes on daily living skills, such as cooking or banking, adjustment counseling, personal and home management, communication methods, adaptive techniques or devices and recreation activities. Individuals may also learn skills in preparation for employment or community service.

 

Vocational rehabilitation (VR) services offered by the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Division of Visual Services help Oklahomans with disabilities get jobs in careers of their choice.

Oklahoma Library for the Visually Handicapped