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Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

The Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (VABVI) is the only private agency to offer training, services, and support to visually impaired Vermonters. Our mission is to enable Vermonters who are blind or visually impaired, to be more independent, cultivate adaptive skills and improve their quality of life.

"I do not know what I would do without VABVI. They showed me new methods of preparing food, marking clothes and ways to identify food and other items. They also trained me on how to use a white cane. Their support groups are priceless. It gives me an opportunity to socialize and to learn from the rehab teachers and one another." - Shirley H.

News

Study investigates how early blindness shapes sound processing
Adults who lost their vision at an early age have more refined auditory cortex responses to simple sounds than sighted individuals, according to......
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Will blue light from electronic devices increase my risk of macular degeneration and blindness?
Many people ask whether blue light will increase their risk of age-related macular degeneration and blindness.
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Events

Dancing with the Stars of Burlington
Join us on Sunday, September 8, 2019┬áto cheer on seven teams competing for the title of Burlington Dance Stars 2019. Dancing with the Stars of Burlington…
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