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Indiana County Blind Association - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Indiana County Blind Association
31 South Tenth Street
Indiana, PA 15701
(724) 465-5549 (Local)
(724) 465-7683 (Fax)
indcobld@ptd.net

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-4:30 PM.
Staff description: Uses 30-35 additional volunteers.
Geographic area served: Indiana County.

Staff

Marianne McGee, Executive Director, mmcgeeindiana@pablind.org

Services Offered

  • Support for Parents
    • Provides information and advocacy to parents of blind children.
  • Services for Children

    • Assessment
      • Provides an initial assessment to find out what needs an individual has. Vision screenings are provided. Offers education and demonstration of adaptive equipment that might be helpful and information on various programs that are available.
    • Braille and Reading Instruction
      • Offers referrals for those interested in braille instruction. Assists in obtaining large print or audio material.
    • Information and Referral
      • Provides the most up-to-date information in general and on the local area. Referrals are sent to agencies or programs that seem to be the most helpful and are agreed upon by the family.

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