Metrolina Association for the Blind
704 Louise Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204
Local Telephone: (704) 887-5100
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 926-5466
Robert R Scheffel, President and CEO, email@example.com
Abby E Dorfmeyer, Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Metrolina Association for the Blind (MAB) is a private non-profit agency that has provided services to blind and visually impaired people since 1934. Its mission is to to reduce or eliminate the daily living problems imposed upon people by blindness or severe visual impairment. It became a member agency of United Way in 1938, an affiliation it continues to enjoy today.
Geographic Area Served: Greater Charlotte area.
Braille and Reading Instruction
MAB's Accessible Braille Services includes the mastering and resale of braille and large print textbooks at primary and secondary levels.
Community Outreach Programs
Computer Training/Assistive Technology
Offers individual of family counseling.
Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
Provides training in home management, personal management, communication, money management, computer applications to daily living. Offers a variety of support services.
Early Intervention/Infant Services
Information and Referral
Libraries/Alternate Media and Learning Resources
Low Vision Services
The low vision service gives patients the opportunity to gain optical solutions for their daily lives by providing personalized, comprehensive low vision services.
Support for Parents
Travel/Orientation and Mobility
Trains clients to move safely, independently and purposely through the environment. Instruction may take place in the home or in the community on a one-to-one basis. It may include such activities as sidewalk travel, street crossings, and utilizing businesses and public transportation.