Aids for Vision Impairment in Quebec Canada

A study shows that more than one million Canadians are living with blindness or a significant loss of vision. (CNIB)


Sometimes, vision loss is preventable. Regular comprehensive eye exams and prompt treatment are critical. Here we will recommend some professional organizations in Quebec for your reference. If you have low vision problems, you may come and have a look.


Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB)

The Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) was founded in 1944. All officers and directors are blind or visually impaired which gives a unique sensitivity to the needs of the blind community. The CCB has over 65 chapters across Canada and is the largest membership based organization of the blind. CCB encourages the sighted community to become members to assist in its mission to address the issues of blindness and visual impairment which affect many families in Canada.

Add: 20 James St. Suite 100, Ottawa, ON K2P 0T6, Canada

Tel: (613)567-0311

Toll-free: (877) 304-0968

www.ccbnational.net


CECITECH

CECITECH is dedicated to offer leading assistive technologies that allow equal access to individuals with visual or learning disabilities. Whether you are looking for products that are geared towards individuals who are blind, those with a visual impairment or a learning disability, you can count on us bringing to the table the best selection of assistive and educational products worldwide.

Add: 1700 Boulevard Laval, Local 100

Laval, QC H7S 2J2 Canada

Tel: +1 800 304-1515

Fax: +1 855 304-1515

E-mail: info@Cecitech.com

www.cecitech.com/


The Montreal Association for the Blind (MAB)

The Montreal Association for the Blind (MAB) is a private, non-profit rehabilitation center serving blind and visually impaired people of all ages. The mission of the MAB - is: "to offer adjustment, rehabilitation and social integration services to people (who) require such services, as well as support services for their families, friends and those who accompany them."

Add: 7000 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC H4B 1R3

Tel: 514-488-5552

www.mabmackay.ca/modules/pages/index.php?id=4


Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO)

The Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) represents the profession of optometry in Canada. It is our mission to enhance the quality, availability, and accessibility of eye, vision, and related health care; to enhance and promote the independent, and ethical decision-making of its members; and to assist doctors of optometry in practicing successfully in accordance with the highest standards of patient care.

Add: 234 Argyle Ave. Ottawa, ON K2P 1B9

Tel: 613-235-7924

Toll Free: 888-263-4676

http://opto.ca/



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