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Vision Forward awarded grant from the Catholic Community Foundation to provide vision rehabilitation therapies

Vision Forward receives grant from The Catholic Community Foundation to provide vision rehabilitation therapies 

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Vision Forward Association has been awarded a $15,000 grant from The Catholic Community Foundation to support people adjusting to living with vision loss

“The Catholic Community Foundation’s generous grant plays a significant role in our capacity to provide vision rehabilitation therapies to individuals who are blind and visually impaired, regardless of their ability to pay,” says Terri Davis, Vision Forward’s executive director. “

Vision Forward offers Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Programs (low vision, music, occupational, physical and speech-language) to assist children, youth and adults who have vision loss manage their everyday lives. Each separate therapy has a specific purpose, and the therapies are often used together for maximum effectiveness in helping individuals manage their visual impairments and acquire the necessary skills to maximize their independence and quality of life.

This grant helps ensure that young children, youth and adults living with vision loss have every opportunity to be vital, contributing members of our community.

About Vision Forward
Vision Forward Association, established in 1919, has been successfully serving the needs of individuals who are blind and visually impaired for 100 years. The organization has not only been providing highly specialized services to those with vision loss, but has also been working to empower them to lead active, independent and productive lives. Services are designed for every age and every stage of vision loss and assist people throughout all the transitions of their vision and life. All programs and services are provided, regardless of a person’s or family’s ability to pay. For more information about our mission, please visit www.vision-forward.org. 

About the Catholic Community Foundation
The Catholic Community Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation independent of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. The Foundation, which has been in operation since 2001, focuses on four priority areas: education; leadership development; health care for the under-served in Milwaukee; and community-building to strengthen families, parishes and those suffering from poverty, discrimination, and violence. For more information about the Foundation, please visit: http://thecatholiccommunityfoundation.org/.

   

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