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Independent Living

INSIGHT offers comprehensive individual and small group classes in a wide range of areas. This training is ideal for people who don’t want to let vision loss get in the way of doing the things they want to do. We plan classes around your schedule and interests. The classes take place at our center in Warwick. To request more information please call Rick Andrade at (401) 941-3322 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Some of the areas in which we offer training include:

Communication Skills

  • Braille
  • Handwriting and note taking
  • Electronic personal organizers
  • Cell phones and large button phones

 

Diabetes Management

  • Talking glucometers
  • Insulin administration
  • Presentations on managing diabetes

 

Financial Skills

  • Identifying bills and coins
  • Writing checks with a check guide
  • Keeping track with a large print check register

 

Technology

  • Digital book readers
  • Video magnifiers
  • ZoomText magnification software
  • JAWS screen reader

 

Home Management

  • Cleaning, dusting, laundry, and simple home repairs

Cooking Skills

  • Easy ways to measure, peel, spread and pour
  • Safely using the oven and stovetop
  • Using microwaves, toaster ovens and crock pots

 

Personal Management

  • Meal time tips and tricks
  • Identifying clothing
  • Organizational skills
  • Labeling techniques