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About New Vision for Independence (VIP)
     How We Are Adapting in the Age of COVID-19
     Order LOVE Facemasks

Weekly Meetings for Visually Impaired People:

Free Adult BLIND Independent Living Program

Take the EyeOpener Tour

Please Donate to New Vision
     Shop AmazonSmile & Support New Vision
      Support New Vision When Renewing Your Tags or State ID

New Vision News (3/8/2021)
Blind & Beyond Radio
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ision Impairment Services In Our Neighborhood

"Life After Vision Loss"

New Vision for IndependenceHelping people in Lake, Sumter, and The Villages overcome vision loss since 2005 — is committed to excellence in providing rehabilitation, community education, and support services for people with low vision or blindness to promote their independence, acceptance, and self-confidence.

New Vision is a 501(c)3 United Way Partner and partially funded by the Division of Blind Services, Lake County Government and other private donors.


LOVE Face Masks

The New Vision face masks are in! These multi-layer cloth face masks are adjustable and as comfortable as they are cute. Buy yours today: $6 for one, or 2 for $10 (plus shipping). They are black with the word LOVE in white braille characters atop a red background, with New Vision’s logo. They were made by Louisiana Association for the Blind: together we’re creating opportunities for people with low vision or blindness. Order Now

Blind & Beyond Radio

“Blind and Beyond” is a weekly radio show for people who are visually impaired, about the delights and challenges of how they live successful and productive lives. Join hosts Michael & Lynne Golder and their engaging guests for a fun and informative show. Tune in on Sundays, 7:00—9:00 p.m. on 1680 AM radio, call in 518-712-0057 to listen on your phone, or online at

Take the EyeOpener Tour

If you lost your vision, how would you pour a glass of water? Use a computer? How would you live?

 Come learn what we do first hand!

Join us for an upcoming experiential (learning through experience), 45-minute tour of services the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 12 noon. Light refreshments are provided.

Click on to sign up for the next tour or email Shelly (click on link for email address).
New Vision’s office:

9501 US Hwy 441
Lake Sumter State College, Lake Hall, room 140

Shop AmazonSmile & Support New Vision

Using AmazonSmile, you can support New Vision’s vital services for babies, toddlers, teens, adults, and seniors with low vision or blindness in Lake and Sumter Counties — at no extra cost to you.

Support New Vision When Renewing Your Tags or State ID

Support New Vision when you renew your car's license plate. Purchase A State of Vision license plate in Lake & Sumter Counties and $25 comes back to New Vision.

And/or... please support Blind Services when you renew your vehicle tag. Look on the back and check off to support "Blind Babies," and when you renew your state ID, check off to support "Senior Blind Services" — the proceeds benefit New Vision.

Thank you for your support.

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