Free Low Vision Guide

Illinois Low Vision Product Dealers

Innovative Vision Products, Inc.

Phone: (888)504-5300

Email: ivisionpi@aol.com

 

Bob Eisenkramer (Southern Illinois)

Phone: (314)873-8211

Email: ebob947@aol.com

Illinois Low Vision Resources

 

American Blind Skiing Foundation

416 East Thornhill Lane

Palatine, IL 60010

Local Telephone:(312) 409-1605

Email: ABSF@absf.org

 

American Society of Contemporary Medicine, Surgery and Ophthalmology

820 North Orleans Street, Suite 208

Chicago, IL 60610

Local Telephone: (312) 440-0699

Toll Free Telephone: (800) 621-4002

Email: IAOS@aol.com

 

Augustana Public Radio Information Service

639 38th Street

Rock Island, IL 61201

Local Telephone: (309) 794-7506

Email: apris@wvik.org

 

Blind Service Association

17 N. State Street,Suite 1050

Chicago, IL 60602-3510

Local Telephone: (312) 236-0808

Email: bgreen@blindserviceassociation.org

 

Center for Sight & Hearing

8038 MacIntosh Lane

Rockford, IL 61107

Local Telephone: (815) 332-6800

Toll Free Telephone: (800) 545-0080

TDD/TTY Telephone: (815) 332-6820

Email: info@centerforsighthearing.org

 

Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

1850 West Roosevelt Road

Chicago, IL 60608

Local Telephone: (312) 666-1331

TDD/TTY Telephone: (312) 666-8874

Email: support@chicagolighthouse.org

 

Chicagoland Radio Information Service

View Multiple locations

Local Telephone: (312) 541-8400

Email: bill.jurek@chicagolighthouse.org

 

Easter Seals

230 West Monroe,Suite 1800

Chicago, IL 60606-4802

Local Telephone: (312) 726-6200

Toll Free Telephone: (800) 221-6827

TDD/TTY Telephone: (312) 726-4258

 

En-Vision America

1845 E.Hovey Ave.

Normal, IL 61761

Local Telephone: (309) 452-3088

Toll Free Telephone: (800) 890-1180

Email: envision@envisionamerica.com

 

Eye Clinic, Children’s Memorial Hospital

2300 Childrens Plaza

Chicago, IL 60614

Local Telephone: (773) 880-4346

 

Foundation Fighting Blindness: Midwest Regional Office

158 South Milwaukee Avenue,Suite 606

Libertyville, IL 60048

Local Telephone: (847) 680-0100

Email: ssroka@blindness.org

 

Friedman Place: A Residence for Blind and Visually Impaired Adults

5527 North Maplewood

Chicago, IL 60625

Local Telephone: (773) 989-9800

Email: heddy@friedmanplace.org

 

Hadley School for the Blind

700 Elm Street

Winnetka, IL 60093

Local Telephone: (847) 446-8111

Toll Free Telephone: (800) 323-4238

TDD/TTY Telephone: (847) 441-8111

Email: info@hadley.edu

 

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults: North Central Region Office

485 Avenue of the Cities,Suite 5

East Moline, IL 61244-4040

Local Telephone: (309) 755-0018

TDD/TTY Telephone: (309) 755-0018

Email: laura.thomas@hknc.org

 

Hope School

15 East Hazel Dell Lane

Springfield, IL 62712

Local Telephone: (217) 585-5437

TDD/TTY Telephone: (217) 529-5766

Email: jbrown@thehopeinstitute.us

 

Horizons for the Blind

Two North Williams Street

Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Local Telephone: (815) 444-8800

Toll Free Telephone: (800) 318-2000

Email: mail@horizons-blind.org

 

Illinois Assistive Technology Project

1020 S Spring St.

Springfield, IL 62704

Local Telephone: (217) 522-7985

TDD/TTY Telephone: (217) 522-9966

Email: IATP@ILTECH.ORG

 

Illinois Association of Ophthalmology

Metro Square One ,Suite 120

10 West Phillip Road

Vernon Hills, IL 60061-1730

Local Telephone: (847) 680-1666

Toll Free Telephone: (800) 838-3627

Email: richardpaul@dls.net

 

Illinois Department of Human Services, Bureau of Early Intervention

222 South College, 2nd floor

Springfield, IL 62704

Local Telephone: (217) 782-1981

Toll Free Telephone: (800) 323-4769

TDD/TTY Telephone: (217) 558-6482

Email: dhs.webits@illinois.gov

 

Illinois Department of Rehabilitation Services: Bureau of Blind Services

1151 South Wood Street

Chicago, IL 60612

Local Telephone: (312) 633-3532

TDD/TTY Telephone: (312) 633-4088

Email: DHS.ORS@illinois.gov

 

Illinois Department on Aging

421 East Capitol Avenue, #100

Springfield, IL 62701-1789

Local Telephone: (217) 785-2870

Toll Free Telephone: (800) 252-8966

Email: aging.ilsenior@illinois.gov

 

Illinois Eye Institute: Low Vision Rehabilitation

3241 South Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60616

Local Telephone: (312) 225-6200

Toll Free Telephone: (877) 949-3937

Email: info@iei.ico.edu

 

Illinois Radio Reader

300 North Goodwin

Urbana, IL 61801

Local Telephone: (217) 333-6503

Email: Spegal@illinois.edu

 

Illinois School for the Visually Impaired

658 East State Street

Jacksonville, IL 62650

Local Telephone: (217) 479-4400

TDD/TTY Telephone: (217) 479-4415

Email: jane.breen@illinois.gov
 

 

 

Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness

211 West Walker Drive,Suite 1700

Chicago, IL 60605-1117

Local Telephone: (312) 922-8710

Toll Free Telephone: (800) 433-4772

Email: visionary@eyehealthillinois.org

 

Illinois State Board of Education: Department of Special Education

100 North First Street

Springfield, IL 62777-0001

Local Telephone: (217) 782-4321

TDD/TTY Telephone: (217) 782-1900

 

 

Illinois State Board of Education: Early Childhood Division

100 North First Street

Springfield, IL 62777

Local Telephone: (217) 524-4321

 

Illinois State Library Talking Book and Braille Service

300 S Second St.

Springfield, IL 62701

Local Telephone: (217) 785-0022

Toll Free Telephone: (800) 665-5576 x1

TDD/TTY Telephone: (888) 261-7863

Email: ISLTBBS@ilsos.net

 

Illinois State University

Campus Box 5910

Normal, IL 61790-5910

Local Telephone: (309) 438-8982

TDD/TTY Telephone: (309) 438-3467

Email: specialed@ilstu.edu

 

International Association of Lions Clubs (Lions Clubs International)

300 West 22nd Street

Oak Brook, IL 60523-8842

Local Telephone: (630) 571-5466

Email: districtadministration@lionsclub.org

 

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, VICTORS Program

820 South Damen

Chicago, IL 60612

Local Telephone: (312) 569-4260

 

Knights Templar Eye Foundation

1000 East State Parkway, Suite I

Schaumburg, IL 60173-4592

Local Telephone: (847) 490-3838

Email: Manager@KTEF.US

 

Learning Ally

14600 S. Ravinia Ave.

Orland Park, Illinois 60462

Local Telephone: (708) 349-9356

 

Loyola University Medical Center: Ophthalmology Clinic

2160 South First Avenue

Maywood, IL 60153

Local Telephone: (708) 216-3833

 

Mary Bryant Home for the Blind

2960 Stanton Street

Springfield, IL 62703

Local Telephone: (217) 529-1611

Email: mbha@springnet1.com

 

Minds Eye Information Service

9541 Church Circle Drive

Belleville, IL 62223

Local Telephone: (618) 394-6221

 

National Lekotek Center

3204 W. Armitage Avenue

Chicago, IL 60647

Local Telephone: (773) 276-5164

Toll Free Telephone: (800) 366-Play

TDD/TTY Telephone: (800) 573-4446

Email: lekotek@lekotek.org

 

Northern Illinois Radio Information Service/Northern Public Radio

Riverfront Museum Park

711 North Main Street

Rockford, IL 61103

Local Telephone: (815) 972-2955

Email: npr@niu.edu

 

Northern Illinois University

Department of Teaching and Learning

Programs in Vision

Northern Illinois University

DeKalb, IL 60115

Local Telephone: (815) 753-8459

Email: tlrn@niu.edu

 

Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation: Ophthalmology Department

675 North St. Clair, #15-150

Chicago, IL 60611

Local Telephone: (312) 695-8150

 

NSSEO Vision Support Services

799 W. Kensington Road

Mount Prospect, IL 60056-1111

Local Telephone: (847) 463-8100

TDD/TTY Telephone: (847) 463-8115

Email: shamer@nsseo.org

 

Peoria Area Blind People’s Center

2905 West Garden Street

Peoria, IL 61605

Local Telephone: (309) 637-3693

Email: peoriablindcenter@gmail.com

 

Philip J. Rock Center and School

818 DuPage Boulevard

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Local Telephone: (630) 790-2474

Toll Free Telephone: (800) 771-1158

Email: PRC@aol.com

 

Prevent Blindness America

211 West Wacker Drive, #1700

Chicago, IL 60606

Local Telephone: (312) 363-6001

Toll Free Telephone: (800) 331-2020

Email: info@preventblindness.org.

 

Radio Information Service

Wabash Valley College

2200 College Drive

Mt. Carmel, IL 62863

Local Telephone: (618) 263-5120

Email: wvcadmissions@iecc.edu

 

SASED/DuPage/West Cook Regional Special Education

1590 South Fairfield Ave.

Lombard, IL 60148

Local Telephone: (630) 629-7272

 

Southern Illinois Radio Information Service

Communications Building

SIU Mailcode 6720 – SIUC

Carbondale, IL 62901-6720

Local Telephone: (618) 453-2808

Email: wsiuradio@wsiu.org

 

Southern Illinois University: Disability Support Services

Woody Hall B150

Carbondale, IL 62901-4705

Local Telephone: (618) 453-5738

TDD/TTY Telephone: (618) 453-2292

Email: DSSsiu@siu.edu

 

Southern Will County Cooperative for Special Education

1207 North Larkin Avenue

Joliet, IL 60435

Local Telephone: (815) 741-7777

Email: sowic@sowic.org

 

Spectrios Institute for Low Vision

219 East Cole Avenue

Wheaton, IL 60187

Local Telephone: (630) 690-7115

TDD/TTY Telephone: (630) 690-2509

Email: info@spectrios.org

 

TCRC Sight Center

111 West Washington Street, Suite 410

East Peoria, IL 61611

Local Telephone: (309) 698-4001

Email: info@tcrcorg.com

 

Tri-States Audio Information Services

504 University Services Building 1

University Circle

Macomb, IL 61455

Local Telephone: (309) 298-2403

Toll Free Telephone: (800) 895-2912

Email: JA-Carlson@wiu.edu

 

Truxes Company

16 Stone Hill Road

Oswego, IL 60543

Local Telephone: (630) 554-8448

Toll Free Telephone: (888) 554-8448

Email: sales@truxes.com

 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Central Blind Rehabilitation Center

Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital

5th & Roosevelt Rd.

Hines, IL 60141

Local Telephone: (708) 202-2272/202-8387

 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: Disability Resources and Educational Services

1207 South Oak Street

Champaign, IL 61820

Local Telephone: (217) 333-4605

Email: disability@uiuc.edu

 

WCBU Radio Information Service

1501 West Bradley Avenue

Jobst Hall 218

Peoria, IL 61625

Local Telephone: (309) 677-3585/3690

Email: wcbu@bradley.edu

 

WUIS/WIPA Radio Information Service

University of Illinois at Springfield

One University Plaza

MS WUIS-130

Springfield, IL 62703-5407

Local Telephone: (217) 206-6516