Site: Hagersville - Haldimand Abilities Centre

Service: Vision Loss Rehabilitation Ontario - Haldimand Outreach Program

Record Details
Legal Name Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Service Details
Hours Tue-Thu 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Haldimand County - and area
Eligibility People who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf blind
Application Self-referral * need to have a request for service completed by an eye care professional * request for service forms available on website
Languages English
Fees Free
Address and Location
Located In Community Hagersville
Address & Map
Haldimand Abilities Centre
42 Main St S
Hagersville, ON N0A 1H0
Intersection Main St S and Church St
Mailing Address c/o Cheryl Bauslaugh 
42 Main St 
Hagersville, ON N0A 1H0
Physical Access Partially Accessible - entrance accessible
Description (Service) Supports for people living with vision loss * research, public education, and vision health services 
Deafblind Services - Supports for people who are deafblind, to build skills and confidence 
Independent Living Skills - Promotes independence for people with a vision loss by developing daily living skills such as safe cooking, personal hygiene, banking, Braille, and computer technology * service is generally provided in the client's home or a long-term care home * demonstrations and consultation about the availability, selection, use, and purchase of technical aids and adaptive devices * many products for sale through central office 
Low-Vision Services - Assistance to optimize optical and on-optical low-vision aids * educates clients and community on various eye conditions * offers demonstrations and consultation about the availability, selection, use, and purchase of technical aids and adaptive devices 
Orientation and Mobility - One-on-one instruction based on level of vision, age, and personal goals * focus is on being able to move around safely and independently in the home, supermarket or neighbourhood
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-768-1282
Toll Free Phone Hamilton Office 1-888-275-5332
Fax Hamilton 1-855-251-4156
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Lisa Tyrell, Manager, Vision Rehabilitation Services and Operations; Phone: (Business) 1-888-275-5332 ext 5309; Email:
Alternate Contact Cheryl Bauslaugh, HAC Program Supervisor; Phone: (Business) 905-768-1282 * 905-528-8555 ext 5331; Email:

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