m (תיקון קישורים שבורים)
(Text replacement - "==( *)Sources( *)==" to "== Credits ==")
Line 54: Line 54:
 
* [http://www.molsa.gov.il/CommunityInfo/Regulations/SocialRegulations/Documents/פרק%206-%20טיפול%20בעיוורים/6_11.pdf Provision 6.11 of the Social Work Regulations: Low Vision Rehabilitation Center Services]
 
* [http://www.molsa.gov.il/CommunityInfo/Regulations/SocialRegulations/Documents/פרק%206-%20טיפול%20בעיוורים/6_11.pdf Provision 6.11 of the Social Work Regulations: Low Vision Rehabilitation Center Services]
 
<!--== Additional Publications ==--> <!--הרחבות ופרסומים-->
 
<!--== Additional Publications ==--> <!--הרחבות ופרסומים-->
== Sources == <!--מקורות-->
+
== Credits == <!--מקורות-->
 
* Original information based on the "Tzida Laderekh" informational leaflet for high school graduates, and the Guide to Rights and Services for the Blind in Israel from the [[:he:השירות לעיוור - אגף השיקום - משרד הרווחה|Blind Services Department (Rehabilitation Branch, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services)]], and was uploaded to the site with the assistance of [[:he:השירות לעיוור - אגף השיקום - משרד הרווחה|Blind Services Department]] grant recipients.   
 
* Original information based on the "Tzida Laderekh" informational leaflet for high school graduates, and the Guide to Rights and Services for the Blind in Israel from the [[:he:השירות לעיוור - אגף השיקום - משרד הרווחה|Blind Services Department (Rehabilitation Branch, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services)]], and was uploaded to the site with the assistance of [[:he:השירות לעיוור - אגף השיקום - משרד הרווחה|Blind Services Department]] grant recipients.   
 
* Original translation performed by [[The Shira Pransky Project]] as part of a grant from [http://www.ifcj.org The Fellowship Fund].
 
* Original translation performed by [[The Shira Pransky Project]] as part of a grant from [http://www.ifcj.org The Fellowship Fund].

Revision as of 00:28, 26 November 2017

Introduction:

Low vision rehabilitation services are designed to improve visual function and allow normative function as much as possible.
An array of different services provided authorized providers for the Blind at a subsided fee.
  • An array of different services provided by optometrists specializing in low vision, device instructors and social workers in exchange for a subsidized fee.
  • The services include visual functioning diagnoses, device fittings, lending of devices and practice using them.

Service Providers

  • The service is provided by low vision rehabilitation institutes across the country, under the auspices of Services for the Blind.

Target Population and Audience

  • The service is provided to the following populations:
    • One who holds a Certificate of Blindness/Visual Impairment.
    • One who doesn't have a Certificate of Blindness, but they have a visual capacity between 3/60 - 6/24, or a field of vision above 20 degrees after optimal correction.
    • The visually impaired who suffer from impaired functioning due to vision that cannot be improved through conventional medicine.

How to receive the service?

  • Those who are interested may contact the low vision rehabilitation centers directly or via referal.
  • Applicants should have basic medical background information available

Listing of Low Vision Rehabilitation Centers

Tel: 03-6880523, 03-6880560, Fax: 03-6875696, Email: l.vision@blinds.org.il
Tel: 077-7721333, Fax: 077-7721321, Email: info@midgalor.org.il
Tel: 02-6232895, Fax: 02-6257552, Email: michaelson@hadassah.org.il

Cost of the Service

  • The service is funded by the Ministry of Social Affairs and is subsided for users.
  • The subsidy rate can be found Rate of Service to Blind (section 8 - low vision rehabilitative services]

Laws and Regulations

Credits