Vision Screening

Description: Programs that offer visual acuity tests for the purpose of identifying individuals who have an impaired ability to see that may require further examination. (AIRS LF-4900.2000-900)

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MT

Statewide

Address: MT
Phone: 406-771-6000
TDD: 406-771-6063 x6122
Toll Free Phone: 800-882-6732
Fax: 406-771-6164
Services Provided: MSDB's Outreach Program serves as a statewide resource center providing information and consultation to parents and to schools and professionals serving students with vision loss and/or different hearing levels. Our Outreach specialists and Family Advisors work with parents in their homes, by providing information, referrals, counseling and instruction to help parents adjust to their child's unique needs. We provide technical assistance and equipment on a short-term loan basis to school districts. Outreach services are provided at no cost. To learn about our outreach services, and find your local outreach consultants, go to http://www.msdb.mt.gov/outreach/index.html
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 12/1/2014

Billings, MT

Address: 2121 Rosebud Drive, Ste. C
Billings, MT 59102
Phone: 406-248-4801
TDD: 406-652-6046
Fax: 406-652-1781
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: Voc-rehabilitation for the blind/visually impaired. Medical-vocational diagnosis, counseling, blindness prevention, rehabilitation, low-vision screening, mobility and training
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 8/1/2013
430 Lake Elmo
Billings, MT 59105
Phone: 406-252-9927
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Organization Name: Heights Eyecare
Address: 430 Lake Elmo
Billings, MT 59105
Phone: 406-252-9927
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Email: tdeleon@heightseyecare.com
Languages Spoken: English
Services Provided: Family and Pediatric eye care
Original Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 8/23/2018

Great Falls, MT

523 9th Street South
Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone: 406-727-9160
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Address: 523 9th Street South
Great Falls, MT 59405
Phone: 406-727-9160
Fax: 406-771-8102
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Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Services Provided: full eye exams
Provider Profiles: Joseph Vincent
Justine Redlin
Original Source: Montana Children's Special Health Services
Last Updated: 6/9/2014

Missoula, MT

2675 Palmer
Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 888-279-7528
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Organization Name: Blind and Low Vision Services
Address: 2675 Palmer
Suite A
Missoula, MT 59801
Phone: 888-279-7528
Fax: 406-329-5460
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Services Provided: The vocational rehabilitation program provides services to assist individuals with visual disabilities or blindness find or maintain employment or function as a homemaker.

The types of services we provide are based on what you need to get and keep a job. After you and your counselor determine the work goal that is best for you, the services provided MAY include some of the following:

Evaluation Services – Medical, psychological, and vocational evaluations

Career Counseling and Guidance Services – Counseling and guidance related to adjustment to blindness, training, and employment

Adaptive Skills Training – Vision Rehabilitation Therapists will teach you how to carry out everyday activities, such as handwriting, cooking, managing money, reading, and Braille.

Mobility training – Orientation and mobility specialists will teach you how to move around your home, place of employment, and community.

Low Vision - We will evaluate your low vision needs, recommend aids, and provide instructions on how to use them.

Medical or Psychological Services – These services may be available on a limited basis should you need them to get and keep a job.

Training –Coordinate and help fund such services such as on-the-job training, job coaching, business/trade school, college or other vocational programs if you need them to qualify for employment.

Job Development and Placement Services –Assistance to help you with your job search.

Rehabilitation Technology – You and your counselor may identify and obtain required adaptive aids or equipment For example: computer adaptions, workstation modifications and magnification devices.

Post Employment Services – Once you are employed, support services related to your disability may be provided to help you keep your job.

Referrals –Coordinate with other programs and services to increase your opportunities for employment.
Original Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 5/23/2019
Missoula, MT 59802
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Organization Name: Lions Club
Address: Missoula, MT 59802
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Eligibility: Area covers Missoula south of river and west including Frenchtown, preferably children. Occasional exceptions include eye glasses to make adults employable. There must be a verifiable financial need.
Services Provided: Provides eye glasses, examinations & other sight support services to those in need. Donates funds to Western MT Radio Reading & other groups in need of financial assistance. Will also accept used eyeglasses and used hearing aids. Additional Info: Maintains Lions Park. Provides 4-H youth scholarship. Sponsors boy scout troop. Area covers Missoula south of river and west including Frenchtown. Performs vision screening in all area pre- schools and schools using the Plusoptix vision screening camera.
Original Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 8/31/2018

Nationwide

655 Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: 877-887-6327
Address: 655 Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: 877-887-6327
Toll Free Phone: 877-887-6327
Fax: 415-561-8567
Email: pubserv@aao.org
Eligibility: Eligible for any disease diagnosed during the initial exam. US citizens and legal residents. Glaucoma risk (by age, race and family history) and have not had an eye exam in 12 months or more, uninsured.
Services Provided: Providing eye care through volunteer ophthalmologists (Eye M.D.) at no cost to those who qualify. A comprehensive medical eye exam is provided and care for anything diagnosed at the initial visit for up to one year at no out-of-pocket cost for the physician's services.
Provider Profiles: A public service program of the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 3/21/2019
243 North Lindbergh Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63141
Phone: 314-983-4160
Organization Name: Optometry Cares--the AOA Foundation
Address: 243 North Lindbergh Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO 63141
Phone: 314-983-4160
Toll Free Phone: 888-396-3937
Fax: 314-991-4101
Email: infantsee@aoa.org
Eligibility: For infants 6 months to one year in age. One-time no-cost eye and vision assessments.
Services Provided: No-cost eye and vision assessments for infants. Participating member optometrists provide a one-time free comprehensive eye assessment for infants 6-12 months old, regardless of the family's income or insurance coverage. Use the website to locate a participating optometrist in your area.
Provider Profiles: Services locator website.

Managed by the American Optometry Association (AOA) Foundation and The Vision Care Institute.
Original Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/6/2019
Missoula, 59802
Phone: 406-370-5395
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Organization Name: Lions Club
Address: Missoula, 59802
Phone: 406-370-5395
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Eligibility: Residents living in east part of Missoula from Madison Street east extending approximately to West Riverside.
Services Provided: Provides assistance with eye glasses and examination, perhaps some hearing aid assistance. Maintains East Missoula Lions Club Park.
Original Source: Montana Suggest Provider Queue
Last Updated: 8/31/2018
549 Millburn Avenue
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Phone: 973-376-4903
Address: 549 Millburn Avenue
Short Hills, NJ 07078
Phone: 973-376-4903
Email: info@new-eyes.org
Eligibility: To be eligible for the program, applicants must: meet the U.S. Poverty guidelines; have had a recent eye exam; have no other resources available to pay for glasses, including federal or state programs or assistance from local charitable organizations.
Services Provided: New Eyes provides vouchers for a free pair of glasses for those who meet income guidelines. New Eyes does not pay for eye exams. Contact us through the website for assistance in locating a source of free or low-cost eye exams.
Original Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/17/2019