Visual Impairment Services Team - Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center

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Visual Impairment Services Team - Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
University and Woodland Avenues
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Services to blind and vision impaired veterans.

Contact

Phone (215) 823-5179
Urlwww.rehab.va.gov/PROSTHETICS/blindrehab/VIST.asp
EmailGeorge.Stilwell@va.gov
Fax (215) 823-4139
2nd Phone

General Info

Hours8:00 - 4:00 M-F
DirectorG. W. Stilwell, Coordinator
Languages Other Than English

Other Info

Newsletter
Last Update2014

The Visual Impairment Services Team (VIST) Coordinators are case managers who have responsibility for the coordination of services for severely disabled visually impaired Veterans and active duty Service members. VIST coordinator duties include providing and/or arranging the provision of appropriate treatment in order to enhance functioning such as making referrals to Blind Rehabilitation Centers, Blind Rehabilitation Outpatient Services, VICTORS, VISOR, and low vision clinics. Other VIST coordinator duties include identifying newly identified individuals who have severely disabling visual impairment, providing counseling, problem resolution, arranging a review of benefits and needed services, and conducting educational and outreach programs relating to VIST and blindness.

Subjects: Veterans, Blind -- services for, Vision, Medical care, Government
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