Visual Impairment Service Team
The VIST Coordinator is a case
manager who has major responsibility for the coordination of all services
for legally blind veterans and their families. Duties include providing
and/or arranging for the provision of appropriate treatment modalities
(e.g., referrals to BRC's and/or BROS) in order to enhance a blinded
veteran's functioning level. Other duties include identifying new cases of blindness,
providing professional counseling, resolving problems, arranging annual healthcare
reviews and conducting education programs relating to blindness. Larry Belote
is the San Antonio Vist coordinator. 210-949-3523. More... Department
of Assistive and Rehibilitative Services
The Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) has programs and services for adults and children birth to age three with disabilities. These programs help people with disabilities to find jobs, to live independently in their communities and to prepare young children with disabilities to go to school.
and Disabled Services
The Division provides services to assist elderly and disabled citizens to remain in their own homes, to maintain their independence, and to improve their quality of life. EDSD coordinates aging and disabled programs with cooperating public and private agencies in the community. San Antonio
Lighthoues & William Judson Center
The San Antonio Lighthouse (SAL) creates opportunities for individual independence by providing rehabilitation programs and employment opportunities that measurably improve the lives of blind and visually impaired individuals. More ...
San Antonio Low Vision Club The San Antonio Low Vision Club's objective is to assist those
experiencing significantly reduced or total vision loss discover
ways to continue daily activities and maintain their independence. In
addition to providing members with access to valuable information,
the club provides the visually impaired an opportunity to talk with
others who share their challenges. More ...
Via Trans The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) requires transit agencies to provide individuals with disabilities the same mass transportation opportunities that everyone else gets. Complementary paratransit is provided to individuals who have disabilities that prevent them from using fixed route bus service. More ...
San Antonio Low Vision Clinic 9577 Huebner Rd. Bldg. 4 San Antonio, Texas 78240