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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...

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...


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