World Sight Day Resources

As we consider the topic of eye health and resources for individuals with visual impairments, we’ve created this list of resources:

Support Groups

  • TC VIP’s, (Traverse City Visually Impaired Persons) – Melinda Hollands 231-590-0986
  • Cadillac Area Low Vision Support Group – Connie Payne 231-779-0149
  • Disability Network231-922-0903
  • Commission on Aging
  • Lions Club
    •  Lions Bear Camp (summer camp for visually impaired)
    •  Training leader dogs for the blind
    • Eyeglasses for those unable to pay for them 
    • Contact Bill Young 231-275-6199

Tools

  • Free open source screen reader developed by the blind for the blind – NVDA
  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing US Currency Reader Program-Free currency reader 

Other Resources