Low Vision Services


SWCI offers support groups and individual training to help seniors and the general population with low vision and blindness live independently, remain active, and cope with vision loss.

SWCI maintains a low-vision lab to demonstrate assistive devices and specialized software at both of our office locations. We can support consumers train to use adaptive technology and help people with in-home safety/security needs Please call our Low Vision Coordinator, Susan Weiss, at 970.903.5885 for more Information. Services are available in all counties and are free of charge.

Low Vision Services:

  Volunteer Readers*
  Daily Living & Independent Skills training
  Sighted Guide
  SMART Brailler machine
  Vocational Skills training – computers, keyboarding, resume writing, and job preparation
  Peer Counseling, Support Groups*, Recreation*
  Advocacy for the Vision Impaired and Blind
  Information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  In-Service Training & Presentations (provided to other service providers)
  Exemption Directory Assistance charger
  TAP – Telephone Assistance Program