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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...

First Virtual Spellbound was a Success!

October 21, 2020
Thank you for your support of Cleveland Sight Center’s first-ever virtual Fundraising Gala, Spellbound 2020: Let’s Make S’more Memories! Around a virtual BONDfire, guests joined us to make s’mores under blindfold, listened to a campfire story and learned how they can make a difference in the lives of our clients...

White Canes At CSC

July 17, 2020
"THE CLEVELANDER" Cleveland Sight Center is your go-to resource for white canes and training to properly and safely use them. The white cane is a valuable navigational device for people who are blind or low vision that provides tactual and auditory feedback, obstacle detection and identification in public if used...

The Rite Aid Foundation Donates $5,000 to CSC for KidCents Thanks For Giving Holiday Program; CSC Raises Over $20,000 on #GivingTuesday

November 28, 2018
Grant will be used to purchase special flexible frame glasses for babies and children with low vision Cleveland, OH - (November 28 , 2018) – In celebration of #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media, Cleveland Sight Center (CSC) received a $5,000 grant as...

Get Holiday Gifts Wrapped at Great Lakes Brewing Company!

December 7, 2015
Get your Great Lakes Brewing Company holiday presents wrapped for a good cause! GLBC will be hosting Cleveland Sight Center on Friday, December 18 from Noon to 5:00 p.m. Make a donation to CSC while shopping at the Great Lakes Brewing Company's store and have your presents wrapped in their...

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

November 12, 2015
Diabetes, the Leading Cause of New Cases of Blindness, Projected to Increase Diabetic Eye Disease Numbers 35 Percent in Near Future -Prevent Blindness Provides Free Educational Materials as Part of November’s Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month- Columbus, OH (Nov. 4, 2015) – According to a recent study from Prevent Blindness...

CARF Surveyors to Visit CSC

October 8, 2015
A survey team from CARF International will visit Cleveland Sight Center on November 12 and 13, 2015. CARF International is an independent, not-for-profit family of organizations (including CARF, CARF Canada, and CARF-CCAC) that provides accreditation in the field of human services. Cleveland Sight Center extended the invitation to surveyors to...

NASA is Looking to Increase the Number of Students with Disabilities Pursuing STEM Careers through Internships

September 16, 2015
To Prospective NASA Student Interns with Disabilities, NASA is looking to increase the number of students with disabilities pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers through our regular internship programs. Disability means both physical and mental disabilities. NASA has a two-percent hiring goal for employment of people with disabilities...

Terminal Tower Lights Up Like a White Cane!

April 23, 2015
As part of raising awareness for this year’s White Cane Walk & 5K Run (June 20 th at Legacy Village), the Terminal Tower in downtown Cleveland was lit in white lights with a red tip on Monday, April 27 th ! In addition CSC engaged in the following activities on...

Lawrence E. Benders Named CSC President and Executive Director

March 19, 2015
On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the Cleveland Society for the Blind, Board Chair Bill Spring announced today CSC’s new President and Executive Director, Lawrence E. Benders. Larry will be the 10 th Executive Director in CSC’s storied 109-year history. “Cleveland Sight Center has a century-old reputation in...


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