Maine Low Vision and Blindness Resources

New England Low Vision and Blindness offers Maine (ME) a full suite of low vision and blindness products and training services.

Whether for for education,vocational rehabilitation or for seniors, New England Low Vision and Blindness is Maine’s one-stop solution for all blindness and low vision needs, providing the assessments, products delivered direct to door and training services required enabling blind and visually impaired people across Maine to live independently.

New England Low Vision and Blindness

Address: Your home, school, or office — In Maine.
*We can drive out and bring our Low Vision Store to you, for a no obligation Low Vision Product demonstration in ME.
Local Telephone: (888) 211-6933
E-Mail: info@nelowvision.com
*According to the National Eye Institute of NIH, “Low Vision is defined as the best-corrected visual acuity less than 6/12 (‹20/40) in the better-seeing eye (excluding those who were categorized as being blind by the U.S. definition.)” New England Low Vision and Blindness offers electronic magnification low vision aids, and leading low vision products for people with Macular Degeneration, and other forms of vision loss. Our state-of-the-art technology showroom is a wonderful low vision resource, showcasing a variety of leading electronic low vision magnifiers. Upstairs in our facility, clients can schedule an appointment with a low vision specialist, who can prescribe low vision glasses and other types of low vision rehabilitation services, including in-home low vision occupational therapy services funded by Medicare.

Catholic Charities Maine: Education Services for Blind and Visually Impaired Children

1066 Kenduskeag Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401
Local Telephone: (207) 941-2855
Email:esbvic@ccmaine.org

Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Maine State Library

64 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0064
Local Telephone: (207) 287-5650
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 762-7106

Maine Consumer Information and Technology Training Exchange

Main CITE Coordinating Center
46 University Drive
Augusta, ME 04330
Local Telephone: (207) 621-3195
TDD/TTY Telephone: (207) 621-3482
Email: iweb@mainecite.org

Maine Department of Education: Child Development Services, Interdepartmental Coordinating Council on Early Intervention

146 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
Local Telephone: (207) 624-6660
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 355-8611
Email: debra.hannigan@main.gov

Maine Department of Labor: Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired

2 Anthony Avenue
#150 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0150
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 794-1110
Toll Free Telephone: Reg.# (800) 698-4440
TDD/TTY Telephone: (207) 624-5955

Maine Low Vision

John Majkut OTR/L CLVT
Local Phone: 207-272-8086
Email: jmajkut03@gmail.com

Maine Office of Elder Services

Department of Health and Human Services
11 State House Station
442 Civic Center Drive
Augusta, ME 04333
Local Telephone: (207) 287-9200
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 262-2232
TDD/TTY Telephone: (800) 606-0215

Maine Optometric Association

72 Western Avenue
Augusta, ME 04330
Local Telephone: (207) 626-9920

Mainely Access

Mainely Access Inc.
91J Auburn Street, #1182
Portland, ME 04103
Local Telephone: (207)-650-8151

The Iris Network

189 Park Avenue
Portland, ME 04102
Local Telephone: (207) 774-6273
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 715-0097
TDD/TTY Telephone: (207) 715-0097
Email: info@theiris.org

Thorndike Press

295 Kennedy Memorial Drive
Waterville, ME 04901
Local Telephone: (800) 223-1244 4
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 223-1244
Email: jamie.knoloch@thomson.com