Vision Screening

Programs that offer visual acuity tests for the purpose of identifying individuals who have an impaired ability to see that may require further examination. (AIRS LF-4900.2000-900)

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RI

Statewide

Address: 43 Jefferson Boulevard
RI
Phone: 401-941-3322
Eligibility: Statewide all ages
Services Provided: Pediatric Low Vision Services and functional vision assessments

Summer Youth Programs that include mobility training [http://www.in-sight.org/index.php/our-solutions/youth-programs]

Mobility Training

In Sight Radio [http://www.in-sight.org/index.php/our-solutions/insight-radio]

Support groups throughout Rhode Island [http://www.in-sight.org/index.php/our-solutions/support-groups]
Provider Profiles: Location
Insight
43 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, RI 02888


Our mission is to inspire confidence, build skills and empower people who are blind and visually impaired to become fully integrated, equally valued members of society by providing diverse services that produce opportunities and choices.

Pediatric Low Vision Services
Children age birth to three years old are generally referred to this service through their early intervention case coordinator. Children over the age of three are generally referred to the program through their caseworker at Rhode Island State Services for the Blind.

INSIGHT Radio is a unique radio reading service that provides the daily reading of local and national newspapers, magazines, books, and other printed materials of interest to our listeners. We currently broadcast twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week.

INSIGHT Radio broadcasts on a closed signal. In order to access the service you must have a free receiver from INSIGHT.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 10/26/2017

East Providence, RI

400 Warren Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
Phone: 401-438-4447
Organization Name: The Brown Center
Address: 400 Warren Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
Phone: 401-438-4447
Email: info@thebrowncenter.com
Languages Spoken: English by all and: DAVID J. SANTOS, O.D.-- Spanish and Portuguese. TATIANA GIRALDO, O.D--Spanish
Services Provided: Vision Therapy At
The Brown Center
As behavioral optometrists we feel that, in many instances, we are able to make a major impact in the course of a child’s development. It is our passion for influencing the relationship between learning and vision that fuels our commitment to all of our pediatric patients. Our Vision Therapy sessions, including Orthoptics (Vision Rehabilitation) and visual perceptual development are scheduled weekly through most of the school year.

Your eyesight is a precious gift and its protection is vital. This is why we use the most modern equipment to provide you and your eyes with the most extensive exam you’ve ever experienced while we search for any potential problems or warning signs. Not only does this guarantee a perfect prescription, it guards your eyes and body from any disease that could harm your sight and overall health.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/18/2019

Nationwide

655 Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: 877-887-6327
Address: 655 Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: 877-887-6327
Toll Free Phone: 877-887-6327
Toll Free Phone: 877-887-6327
Email: pubserv@aao.org
Eligibility: Eligible for any disease diagnosed during the initial exam. US citizens and legal residents. Glaucoma risk (by age, race and family history) and have not had an eye exam in 12 months or more, uninsured.
Services Provided: Providing eye care through volunteer ophthalmologists (Eye M.D.) at no cost to those who qualify. A comprehensive medical eye exam is provided and care for anything diagnosed at the initial visit for up to one year at no out-of-pocket cost for the physician's services.
Provider Profiles: A public service program of the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 3/21/2019
243 North Lindbergh Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63141
Phone: 314-983-4160
Organization Name: Optometry Cares--the AOA Foundation
Address: 243 North Lindbergh Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63141
Phone: 314-983-4160
Toll Free Phone: 888-396-3937
Toll Free Phone: 888-396-3937
Email: infantsee@aoa.org
Eligibility: For infants 6 months to one year in age. One-time no-cost eye and vision assessments.
Services Provided: No-cost eye and vision assessments for infants. Participating member optometrists provide a one-time free comprehensive eye assessment for infants 6-12 months old, regardless of the family's income or insurance coverage. Use the website to locate a participating optometrist in your area.
Provider Profiles: Services locator website.

Managed by the American Optometry Association (AOA) Foundation and The Vision Care Institute.
Original Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 7/11/2019
549 Millburn Avenue
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Phone: 973-376-4903
Address: 549 Millburn Avenue
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Phone: 973-376-4903
Email: info@new-eyes.org
Eligibility: To be eligible for the program, applicants must: meet the U.S. Poverty guidelines; have had a recent eye exam; have no other resources available to pay for glasses, including federal or state programs or assistance from local charitable organizations.
Services Provided: New Eyes provides vouchers for a free pair of glasses for those who meet income guidelines. New Eyes does not pay for eye exams. Contact us through the website for assistance in locating a source of free or low-cost eye exams.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/17/2019