Keystone Blind Association - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Keystone Blind Association
3056 East State Street
Hermitage, PA 16148
(724) 347-5501 (Local)
(724) 347-2204 (Fax)
info@keystoneblind.org
http://www.keystoneblind.org

Brief Description

KBA promotes independence for children and adults who are blind or visually impaired, promotes eye health and eye safety, and promotes employment for all disabled persons.

Hours of operation: Monday-Thursday 7:00 AM-4:30 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 600+
Staff description: 30 full-time. Uses volunteers.
Geographic area served: Northwest Pennsylvania/Northeast Ohio
Publications: VISTA (newsletter).

Locations

312 Chestnut Street
Room 103
Meadville, PA 16335

Staff

Kathleen Buskirk, Rehabilitation Specialist, kbuskirk@keystoneblind.org
Luanne Cade, Orientation and Mobility Specialist, luann@keystoneblind.org
Jonathan Fister, President/CEO, jfister@keystoneblind.org
Jenny Ford, Prevention of Blindness Specialist, jennifer@keystoneblind.org
Jenn Lilly, Certified Vision Rehabilitation Specialist, jennlilly@keystoneblind.org
Judy Rauso, Director, Human Services, judy@keystoneblind.org
Shirley Shanes, Prevention of Blindness Specialist, sshanes@keystoneblind.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assessment
    • Provides low vision, orientation and mobility, and assistive technology assessments.
  • Business/Personal Services
    • Offers chore services.
  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Offers training in the use of assistive technology.
  • Counseling
    • Offers social evaluations and individual-family-group counseling.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in independent living and personal and home management skills, nutrition, and in the use of adaptive devices and appliances.
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Offers employment for disabled persons, employment referrals, follow-up.
  • Housing Services
    • Provides information about housing including form filing and moving.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides referrals to other agencies.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides and supplies low vision devices.
  • Reading Services
    • Herald, Times.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides orientation and mobility training.
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