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Veterans or active-duty service members that are blind or have low vision may be eligible for advanced care and rehabilitation through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
– Vision-enhancing devices and technologies i.e. electronic reading machines and electronic mobility devices, including training
– Training in new visual skills and everyday tasks like reading/writing, locating/reading signs, managing your medicines
– Sensory training
– Mobility and orientation training
– Computer skills
– Care that can instruct family members on how to support/adjust to blindness
How Can a Veteran or Service Member Access These Services?
Locate a Blind Rehabilitation Center.
How Can a Blind Veteran Get a Guide Dog?
Check out this guide.