CSC News

Celebrating CSC’s Early Intervention Team

April 5, 2023
The Early Intervention (EI) team at Cleveland Sight Center provides direct services to infants and toddlers with vision loss and their families by individually assessing children and educating parents on how their child’s vision affects all areas of development. The EI specialists help parents and caregivers adapt their home environment...

CSC's Call Center Featured in Signal Cleveland

April 5, 2023
Signal Cleveland published an article showcasing Cleveland Sight Center's Call Center, highlighting the excellent staff it employs, high satisfaction of their customers and origin story! Below is the full article text. To read the article on Signal Cleveland's website here. Call center staffed by the visually impaired providing crucial help...

Blog: Eye Care Specialists

March 27, 2023
Everyone’s vision and eye health are different, which require different maintenance and medical attention. There are three types of eye care specialists to turn to for a variety of eye health and vision related needs. This blog will distinguish between these types of eye care specialists: optometrists, ophthalmologists and opticians...

Blog: Low Vision Awareness

February 22, 2023
February is low vision awareness month. What does low vision mean? The World Health Organization defines “low vision” as a visual acuity between 20/70 and 20/400, with the best correction, or a visual field of 20 degrees or less. Typical vision is considered to be 20/20, which means the viewer...

Blog: Braille at CSC

January 23, 2023
January is braille literacy awareness month and with World Braille Day on January 4, it’s a great time to learn more about this communication form! Did you know there’s more than one type of braille? Braille isn’t a language, it’s a code that can be used in many languages. There’s...

Blog: Accessible COVID-19 Testing

December 8, 2022
Tis the season for holiday gatherings with loved ones, but with an increase in social activities comes the chance for spreading of germs…and unfortunately getting sick. While at-home COVID-19 tests have been available to the public for some time now, those tests are not very accessible for those with vision...

This Week at CSC

November 18, 2022
-Keeping you “In the Know…” 11/18/22 Click here for a weekly archive of what's happening at CSC. Happy Thanksgiving and Thank You! -A most Happy Thanksgiving and Thank You to all CSC staff members, board trustees, clients, donors, volunteers and friends of the agency for your support during the year...

BLOG: Assistive Technology Awareness Month

November 10, 2022
Do you wear glasses? Do you depend on Alexa or Siri to help you with tasks? Did you know those products are considered assistive technology? November is Assistive Technology Awareness Month, and Cleveland Sight Center is dedicating this blog to the cause. As the name implies, assistive technology (AT) is...

CSC Featured in Crain's Cleveland Business

October 13, 2022
An article was published online in Crain’s Cleveland Business that features the advocacy efforts of Cleveland Sight Center, the story of the successful Medicaid coverage of the white cane and recent CARF recognition of these developments. Below is the full article text. What happens when organizations set very high goals...

Cleveland Sight Center Recognized for Advocacy Efforts

February 24, 2022
Cleveland Sight Center (CSC) was recently recognized by CARF for demonstrating exemplary conformance to its accreditation standards, the result of CSC’s advocacy efforts to achieve Medicaid coverage of the white cane . The Medicaid rule 5160-10-30 includes coverage for ambulation aids under durable medical equipment, which previously covered canes, crutches...

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