Greater Wilkes-Barre Association for the Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Greater Wilkes-Barre Association for the Blind
1825 Wyoming Avenue
Exeter, PA 18643
(570) 693-3555 (Local)
(570) 693-1307 (Fax)
(877) 693-3555 (Toll-Free)
info@wilkesbarreblind.com
http://www.wilkesbarreblind.com

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-4:30 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 700
Number of staff: 10
Geographic area served: Serves Luzerene, Wyoming, Wayne, and Pike Counties in Pennsylvania.

Staff

Denise Culver, Prevention of Blindness Coordinator, denise@wilkesbarreblind.com
Sara Peperno, President/CEO, sara@wilkesbarreblind.com

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Braille and Reading Instruction
    • Offers braille instruction.
  • Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
    • Local interest items, brochures, instruction manuals.
  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Does public service announcements, conducts screenings, and participates in health fairs.
  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Access Technology Training
  • Counseling
    • Offers support group, consultation and referral.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in communication skills, support services for independent living, informational and socialization counseling, home visitation.
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Offers support services.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information and referral services.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides and supplies low vision devices. Provides low vision evaluation for seniors.
  • Reading Services
    • Newspapers read on regular FM stations 2 hours daily.
  • Recreation Services
    • Offers social and recreational activities.
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