Annual Luncheon 2018

New Vision for Independence and Beacon College cordially invite you to New Vision’s Annual Luncheon on Dec. 6. The program will feature the results of New Vision’s annual Axy Awards – honoring the most blind-friendly businesses and services in Lake and Sumter counties. Congrats to our finalists! Congrats to our finalists and thank you for…

Vision loss is not the end

Kessler is three years old — and is totally blind. With the help of New Vision for Independence, Kessler is learning to interact with his world a little differently. He can continue to learn and thrive on his journey toward independence. New Vision’s services are available to individuals of all ages who meet the following…

How You Can Help

Help a visually impaired child learn to read $25 purchases two Braille storybooks $50 sponsors group story time $100 provides a week of instruction to the child and family Help a legally blind man learn to take the bus to college $10 covers bus fare during training $25 purchases a white cane $100 sponsors one…

The Facts About Vision Loss

In Florida: 490,120 Floridians are visually impaired or blind (Source: Florida Association of Agencies Serving the Blind, 2013) Florida is 2nd in the U.S. for visual impairment, macular degeneration, glaucoma, & cataracts; 3rd in the U.S. for diabetic retinopathy (Source: Prevent Blindness, 2012) In Lake and Sumter Counties: More than 13,000 Lake & Sumter residents…

Congrats to the Axy Award finalists

Over the past few months, folks from all over Lake and Sumter counties have nominated their most “blind-friendly” businesses. The nominations have been tabulated and the top two in each category are now awaiting your vote. The winners will be announced at our annual luncheon in December. Hospital: Leesburg Regional Medical Center; South Lake Hospital Grocery…

Meet Ronnie

 Ronnie shares about his experience with New Vision and how his training helped him re-gain his independence. Please consider making a donation to help Ronnie and others like him learn the skills they need to overcome vision loss.

2019 large print calendars

New Vision’s 2019 large print calendars will be available around Thanksgiving. Pre-order your calendar now. Please note: we will ship the calendar approx. Nov. 26, 2018 via Free Matter for the Blind.

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