- Published on Tuesday, 28 October 2008 07:27
Blindness and visual impairment can impact lives on many levels, including emotional, social, physical and economic.
ASB understands these unique challenges, and helps clients work to overcome them beyond the array of services that we offer. In order to do so, we’ve entered into community partnerships with local organizations in order to ensure an integrated network of complementary services.
Click on any of our partners for more information:
- The Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging
- National Caucus and Center on Black Aged
- Pennsylvania College of Optometry
- Pennsylvania Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services (BBVS)
- Wills Eye Hospital
- Moss Rehab Hospital
- Drexel & Wharton Universities
- New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (NJVBVI)
- United States Veterans Administration (VA)
The Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging (PCA), which provides community-based services for older residents
National Caucus and Center on Black Aged, which provides senior trainees to host agencies through its Seniors In Community Training Program
Pennsylvania College of Optometry, which provides eye exams, corrective vision equipment and low vision training
Pennsylvania Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services (BBVS), which offers specialized services and rehabilitative programs to help blind or visually impaired persons work and maintain independent lives.
Wills Eye Hospital, which is one of the nation’s most advanced and expert centers in vision-related medical care.
Moss Rehab Hospital a center for comprehensive rehabilitation services for persons who have a range of disabilities, including blindness or visual impairment.
Drexel & Wharton Universities have partnered with ASB via student projects that have made a positive impact in the lives of ASB clients. Past projects have included the Seal of Access Program, the ASB Vision Cup Silent Auction, several client dinner dances, and other social events.
New Jersey Commission for the Blind & Visually Impaired (NJCBVI), which now includes ASB on their official vendor list as a resource that can provide computer training and services for people who are blind and visually impaired.
United States Veterans Administration (VA) refers veterans living in the Delaware Valley in need of rehabilitation and computer training to our facility.
WHYY-FM, long term partnership providing RICB the usage of the station’s sub-carrier frequency to broadcast daily programming to blind, visually impaired or handicapped individuals with special receivers. WHYY-FM broadcast personalities and engineering staff gave their time to partner with RICB to get its broadcast off the ground and still continues to provide technical assistance when needed.