Need more Resources for Better Sight or Health?
Service dogs, Guide dogs or Seeing Eye dogs: whatever you call them, these dogs are amazing. To learn more about them, visit one of these websites:
At the GA Lions Camp for the Blind, these kids learn that they can enjoy life to the fullest. Campers get to take part in such activities as horseback riding, fishing, arts and crafts, climbing wall, and a ropes course as well as many other traditional camp fun. The counselors are often former campers themselves so they completely understand the challenges these kids face. If you are interested in helping offset cost for campers, visit their website and make a donation.
Vision Loss Websites
American Foundation for the Blind: The American Foundation for the Blind Center on Vision Loss, located in Dallas, Texas, is a unique part of AFB dedicated to helping the 25 million Americans with vision loss find resources, professional services, and workable solutions to many issues related to living independently.
Talking Books and other free Library Services (GLASS): Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS) supports accessible library services in Georgia by promoting the use of assistive technology and by providing accessible reading materials to those who, due to a disability, are unable to read standard print.
Over 350 million people across the world have disabling hearing loss and another 1.1 billion people who are risk. Lions Clubs help people with hearing loss through hearing aid recycling programs, screenings and hearing loss campaigns. For more information click here.
Diabetes can rob a person of his or her vision, so the Lions Club also works around the world to reduce this disease. Through their Diabetes Awareness and Action Program, the Lions supports diabetes awareness, detection, control, prevention and research. Learn more here.