"You never once lost faith in me and in my capabilities, even when I didn't see a positive sign in sight. You encouraged me, supported me, listened to me, worked with me and believed in me every step of the way."
Learning to accept vision loss and adjusting to the frustration and stress associated with it is an ongoing process. Our supportive environment, professional staff and variety of program options are here to help you through this process.
Individual Counseling consists of up to 15 private sessions with our Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist. The personal stressors that are affecting your life and your ability to cope are generally addressed, however sessions are focused on your specific needs. These sessions are completely confidential.
Monday Afternoon Support Group is an open group for adults who want to find constructive and practical ways to face the challenges vision loss can bring. See our events calendar to read about upcoming meetings.
Managing the Balancing Act is a group for people with vision loss who strive every day to be independent and sometimes, struggle with challenging tasks and challenging people. In this group, we look at the practical and emotional realities of maintaining an independent lifestyle with vision loss. Managing the Balancing Act meets weekly for 11 weeks. Read about the topics for Managing the Balancing Act.
Counseling services are offered at no charge. A brief pre-screening interview is required. Our professional counselor is happy to talk with you about the services that would best meet your individual needs. Please contact Polly Abbott at 312-236-8569