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El Dorado Center
for the
Visually Impaired

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4600 Farnsworth Lane
El Dorado, California
95623

Phone: (530) 626-6715
Fax: (530) 626-5672

E-Mail: edc4blind@gmail.com

 

 

Dog a Thon

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Training & Support in Adaptive Methods for the Tasks of Daily Living

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We encourage you to make an appointment to visit our school and talk to our instructor. We are centrally located in El Dorado County, off Pleasant Valley road between the towns of Diamond Springs and El Dorado. Our center is served by El Dorado transit.

Government reimbursement covers only a portion of our expenses. We invite you to become a supporting member with annual dues of $20.00. We are also grateful for your donations. We are an approved 501(c) 3 organization, so all contributions are fully tax-deductible.

Our 501(c)3 number is
83-0352582

Please send donations or member ship to our center at the address shown to the left.

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ADAPTIVE SKILLS

  • Low vision training
  • Mobility to freely move around safely
  • Instruction in basic household tasks
  • Gardening in a raised bed

 

 

COMPUTER TRAINING

 

MONITOR

  • Screen Readers
  • Magnification
  • Scan-and-read

IN-HOME TRAINING

  • Mobility in your own environment
  • Regularly scheduled visits available

 

WE CAN HELP!

Our program is specifically designed for adults (16 years and up) who are adjusting to vision loss. We help assist in the transition to vision loss by providing individual instruction, resources, and support for an independent lifestyle.

Our Teacher

Randy Cummings, our instructor, has been blind since childhood. He still skis, surfs, and inspires.

Randy and Vern

 

SUPPORT GROUP

  • Do you miss reading?
  • Do you miss driving?
  • Are you feeling isolated?

We offer individual, peer, and family counseling. Resources and referrals are available.

Support Group

 

From Catching Buses to Chasing Cats - Career Change for Guide Dog

Vern the guide dog
Mt. Democrat Article about Vern's Retirement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated 4/2012