Rhode Island Low Vision and Blindness Resources

New England Low Vision and Blindness offers Rhode Island (RI) 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 Rhode Island’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 Rhode Island to live independently.

New England Low Vision and Blindness

Address: Your home, school, or office — In Rhode Island.
*We can drive out and bring our Low Vision Store to you, for a no obligation Low Vision Product demonstration in RI.
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.

AudioGO

42 Whitecap Drive
North Kingston, RI 02852-7445
Local Telephone: (401) 295-3800
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 621-0182
Email: customerservice@audiogo.com

IN-SIGHT

43 Jefferson Boulevard
Warwick, RI 02888
Local Telephone: (401) 941-3322
Email: cbutler@in-sight.org

Rhode Island Assistive Technology Access Partnership

Office of Rehabilitation Services
40 Fountain Street
Providence, RI 02903
Local Telephone: (401) 421-7005 390
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 916-8324
TDD/TTY Telephone: (401) 421-7016
Email: requests@ors.ri.gov

Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities

600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue
Providence, RI 02908-1991
Local Telephone: (401) 456-8072
TDD/TTY Telephone: (401) 456-8773
Email: mpallack@ric.edu

Rhode Island Department of Elderly Affairs

74 West Road
Hazard Bldg , 2nd Floor
Cranston RI 02920
Local Telephone: (401) 462-3000
TDD/TTY Telephone: (401) 462-0740
Email: larry@dea.state.ri.us

Rhode Island Department of Health: Division of Family Health

3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908-5097
Local Telephone: (401) 222-5960
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 942-7434
Email: Website.DOH@health.ri.gov

Rhode Island Department of Human Services: Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

40 Fountain Street
Providence, RI 02903-1898
Local Telephone: (401) 421.7005
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 752-8088
Email: ldiorio@ors.ri.gov

Rhode Island Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

235 Promenade Street Suite 500, #20
Providence, RI 02908
Local Telephone: (401) 331-1501
Email: mturcotte@rimed.org

Saving Sight Rhode Island

1362 West Shore Road
Warwick, RI 02889
Local Telephone: (401) 738-1150
Fax: (401) 732.0034

Talking Books Plus, Office of Library and Information Services

One Capitol Hill, 4th Floor
Providence, Rhode Island 02908-5803
Local Telephone: (401) 574-9310
Email: tbplus@olis.ri.gov