Adult Rehabilitation Programs and Support Services
Learning how to accomplish daily tasks with low vision or without sight can be challenging — especially as an adult who has work and family responsibilities. You can learn skills that will help you succeed in all aspects of your life through our programs. We offer training in technology, orientation and mobility, and activities of daily living such as cooking and cleaning.
You can opt to begin with a few introductory classes or meet with a staff member to make a plan that best fits your needs. Scroll down for more details about the classes and the skills you will learn. For information about scheduling and financial assistance contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 404-875-9011.
Menu of Services
Below is a list of areas our programs focus on to help provide you with the skills you need to live as independently as possible. Each area offers introductory classes that can be incorporated into a more robust plan to help you meet your personal goals.
Orientation & Mobility
Don’t let vision loss stop you from going where you want to go. Our certified instructors can teach you how to travel safely and independently indoors and outdoors. Learn how to use a white cane, cross streets safely, and access public transportation so you can travel wherever you want to go safely. Click here to learn more about the introductory course for this area.
Activities of Daily Living
Maintaining your home can be a challenge when you have vision loss. Learn strategies and methods for cooking safely, household organization, labeling, medication management, etc. Let us know what skills you need help with, and our team of experts can assist you. Click here to learn more about the introductory course for this area.
Whether you have low vision or no vision, technology can put the world at your fingertips. From learning screen magnification software to screen reading software our certified instructors will teach you the skills needed not only for living independently but also returning to the workforce. Learn these skills through one on one instruction. We also provide training on how to use the Voiceover option on your smartphone or tablet devices and keyboarding. Click here to learn more about the introductory courses for this area.
Advanced Technology Class Available August 2 through September 22, 2022
CVI Adult Rehabilitation Program has an unprecedented opportunity for adults with vision loss to boost your technology use and skills through a special Advanced Technology Class. With support from PwC Foundation, CVI can offer this continuing education opportunity at no cost to participants and includes reimbursement for MARTA Mobility transportation.
Over the eight-week course you will work with our tech instructor to help you move your computer tech skills to the next level. The class will build on the skills you already have with deeper instruction Windows 10 Basics with JAWS, Microsoft Office Suite programs, and using the internet.
The 8-week course will meet weekly from August 2 to September 22 on either Tuesdays or Thursdays from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.
Spaces are limited. Please register by July 22, 2022. Contact CVI at 404-875-9011 or download the registration packet here.
Meet others who are experiencing the challenges of vision loss in our ongoing support groups. Get support, learn coping strategies, and talk openly and honestly about the issues you face. You are not alone. For more information visit the Support Group page, contact the Center for details or check out Infolink for updates.
Are you, or someone you know, 55 years of age or over and experiencing vision loss or both vision and hearing loss? Project Independence can help. This vision program for those 55 years of age or over is administered by the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency. The services provided may help you remain independent and keep on doing what you like to do. https://gvs.georgia.gov/project-independence