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Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

 

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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

Blind teen swimmer and guide dog make 'perfect pair' in Paralympics quest
Caption: After battling anxiety and depression from losing her eyesight, Anastasia Pagonis found joy in competitive swimming. New York resident Anastasia…
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A blind musician can feel a conductor's movements, thanks to a high-tech baton
Caption: Percussionist Kyungho Jeon When Kyungho Jeon was young, he dreamed of playing in an orchestra, but his teachers feared it would be too difficult…
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Events

The Great Brave Little State Challenge

The Great Brave Little State Challenge
The Vermont Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired welcomes you to The Great Brave Little State Challenge! The challenge is a blend of scavenger…
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Dancing with the Burlington Stars 2020 postponed until 2021
  Due to Covid 19, Dancing with the Burlington Stars 2020 has been postponed until 2021.  Dancing with the Burlington Stars pairs a dance professional…
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