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Second Sense - Beyond Vision Loss

Service Numbers

Last year, the generous support of our donors and dedication of our volunteers allowed our staff of six to provide direct rehabilitation services to over 800 people with vision loss, individually or in small groups:

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  • Trained 144 adults to use computers with adaptive technology
  • Provided peer-tutoring to 157 clients on adaptive technology software and equipment
  • Traveled to 22 different community sites to provide education and training to 293 seniors with new vision loss so they can remain independent and active
  • Offered individual and small group classes to 174 clients, teaching them how to safely and efficiently complete daily tasks like cooking, personal finances and dining with confidence
  • Provided 44 adults with 792 hours of orientation and mobility training, teaching them to travel safely and independently
  • Helped three community leaders start a low-vision support group in their communities
  • Educated over 350 professionals on the effective delivery of services and assistance to people with vision loss
  • Spent over 830 hours researching a variety of topics and responding to hundreds of requests for information on vision loss and the resources available