Adjustment to Vision Loss
Adaptive methods and techniques become powerful tools in performing everyday tasks. Clients learn the ‘how to’ in going about their daily activities such as, preparing meals, shopping, managing money, marking appliances, writing checks, etc.
Use of Functional Vision
Making the most of remaining vision with adaptive low vision aids, proper lighting, and techniques for recognizing object shapes and colors. With these skills, clients learn new ways to read, write and maintain safe travel in their own surroundings.
Learn how alternative methods of reading and writing such as large print, writing guides and Braille can aid in identifying written material.
Specific safety techniques with kitchen aids, assure confidence in preparing meals.
Adjustment to Vision Loss Course Includes:
- Household Organization
- Safe Kitchen Skills
- Home & Money Management
- Visual Aids Instruction
- Sensory Gardening
- Counseling & Support Groups
- Outreach Community Resources
Lighthouse of Manasota programs are funded by the Florida Department of Education, Florida Division of Blind Services, The Manatee Board of County Commissioners, The Sarasota School Board, private contributions, bequests and fundraising activities.