Visual impairment and eye diseases
Metrolina Association for the Blind (MAB) Support Groups. MAB sponsors services and groups for their clients covering adjustment to vision loss with attention to a wide variety of issues.  Please call them to speak with a case manager about eligibility requirements, scheduling,  and other specific questions; ask for Case Management Supervisor Dolly Baxter for general questions. These are nice people; they will bend over backwards to help you any way they can. Call MAB for more details at 704-372-3870 Mon-Fri 8:30a-5:00p. (updated 4/25/2014) [report error]

Visually Impaired Group (VIP). A very supportive and welcoming group of friends all of whom have some sort of visual impairment. They gather at the Tyvola Road Senior Center on the third Thursday of each month from 1pm-3pm; they also have lots of contact for whatever reason between meetings.  Be sure to call to confirm meeting day and time and to ask any questions you may have. Call for details about VIP at 704-563-4168 ext 204 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm or 704-563-4168.  (updated 4/30/2014) [report error]

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