Social Rehabilitation (SR) Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

Social Rehabilitation (SR) Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

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Contact Information

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
Contact: Susan Lavin, Director
Email Address: susan.lavin@state.ma.us
Phone: 617-727-5550
Alternate Phone: 800-392-6450

600 Washington Street Boston , MA 02111
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Social Rehabilitation (SR)

Narrative

MCB works with consumers to show them ways to navigate their environments and how to use technology to improve a consumer’s independence. Consumers receive services in their own homes, while living with others, in senior residences, assisted living, or in a nursing home. A social worker assists in selecting the services most appropriate to each consumer’s needs and arranges, coordinates, and follows through with an individual service plan..

Services may include:
Low-vision evaluations
Low-vision devices to maximize the consumer’s residual vision
Orientation and Mobility instruction
Rehabilitation Teaching to help the consumer learn new ways of doing activities of daily living;
Assistive Devices
Peer support groups for individuals who are legally blind

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Equipment Loan
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Counseling
  • Independent Living

Populations Served

  • Blind

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Elevators
  • Medical Needs
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service