Vision Rehabilitation Services of Georgia (VRS) is dedicated to assisting individuals, of all ages, who are blind or visually impaired so they may function independently in all of their environments.VRS provides practical tools and proven techniques to help our clients carry out their daily activities. (click on our name to see our agency video)
VRS was founded in 1983 by Sarah Sentell Scott, a Cobb County resident, who at the age of 42 lost her vision and found few services to help her. (click Sarah's name to hear her story).
Our certified instructors build a custom plan of service based on the needs of each individual client.
VRS services include:
Comprehensive low-vision evaluations
Instruction in a variety of daily living skills
Safe travel (orientation and mobility)
Access Technology Training in magnification and speech software programs
Transition to vision loss counseling
Services are supported in part by funds from the United Way in Cobb County, Cobb County Government, the Drive for Sight program, various grants and private donations. A private nonprofit organization under IRS guidelines, VRS is accredited by the National Accreditation Council for agencies serving the blind and visually impaired.
Please note new office hours effective May 2013:
VRS will be open Monday-Thursday from 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Practical Tools ...Proven Techniques
Meet VRS client Penny Holder and hear her touching story on how she has learned to live with Macular Degeneration.