MAGNIFIER

Message of common value


ARE THERE...
DISCREET MAGNIFIERS?



YES,  SUCH AS EASYPOCKET


HOLIDAYS = LENSES

WHAT IS CATARACT?



CLOUDING OF THE LENS


SHOW YOUR EYES ...
WITH LENSES !!!





DAILIES: SAY IT WITH
YOUR EYES!
WHY DO YOU REGULAR NEED
EYE EXAMINATION WHEN YOU
HAVE GLAUCOMA? 



YOU DON'T FEEL ANYTHING
BUT YOUR EYE CAN GET BLIND
SLOWLY
WHEN THE EYE PRESSURE
IS TO HIGH!




METAMORPHOSIS
(=curved lines)




THIS MAY INDICATE AGE
RELATED MACULA
DEGENERATION



YOU ONLY HAVE  2 EYES:

CHECK YEARLY !

SEE CLEARLY  !



LENSES....
SO EASY !



TOOLS FOR SIGHTED: Love and Light Blind Care, Oudenburgweg 34A
8490 Varsenare-Jabbeke (tel 050/386821) - www.blindenzorglichtenliefde.be
- INVALIDITEITSAANVRAAG: social service through your health insurance.
§ 66% disability: possibly entitled to financial compensation ( "third party assistance and tax breaks) / using yellow stick.
§ 80% disability: use of white cane / reduction of license money) / / one for disabled parking and telephone reduction.
§ 90% disability: the reduction in public transport.
§ 100% disability: exemption from road tax on vehicles.
- HELP SENIORS: In every town there are facilities for seniors: cleaning service / food service / personal alarm (available through mutual insurance company, hospital, municipal and CPAS)
- NEWSPAPER OF WEST-FLANDERS: Regional news on cassette (instead of newspaper): Duboisstr 15,
8800 Roeselare, 051/221212 (including information on audiobook).
- THE STANDARD / Het Nieuwsblad / De Gentenaar: can get floppy. The viewing software is included in the subscription. The price is no more than a normal subscription.
- CASSETTES to read texts from the latest newspapers and magazines: Vzw
- Prog Braille, Stadsomvaart 7, 3500 Hasselt. Tel: 011/223437
- CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS: Light and Love: 050/386821 / Friends of the blind and partially sighted, Princess Elisabeth Laan 57, 8401 Bredene. Tel: 059/502828
- SOCIAL WELFARE (including applications for disability and guidance): Your health insurance or social services Blindenzorf (Jeruzalemstr 19, 8000 Brugge Tel: 050/343069 / /-Martin Cemetery ST-7, 8500 Kortrijk Tel: 056/218594 / / Recollettenlei 6, 9000 Gent Tel 09/2259529 / / Brailleliga Gent: Assistant for West-Vlaanderen: Mrs Vande Mergel, phone after every Tuesday morning at tel 09/2259648)
- PROVIDE TEMPORARY RELIEF OF RELATIVE: Horriestr 12, 8800 Roeselare Tel: 22.99.99
- EXCURSIONS SIGHTED: Amandstr ST-5A, 88OO Roeselare tel: 051/222242 - there are hotels, that are adapted to visually impaired (eg on the English coast in Weston-super-Mare and Bognor Regis)
- INFO VISION, Kapucijnenvoer 33, 3000 Leuven. Tel 016/212392: Technical support center for visually handicapped. One can go for advice and information. The center publishes a quarterly technical "info vision magazine" with a detailed description of new tools (normal pressure / large print / Braille / disc). Price: 600 fr / y.
- VERGROTINGSPROGRAMMA'S (Computer) Sensotec, Snaggaardstr 3, Bruges - 050.394949
* demonstrations can at the Service of blind care in 3010 in Leuven Kessel-lo:
E. Solvaystr 77 - 016.26.05.90
- Vigin VZW, Stormestr 46, 8790 Waregem, Tel / fax: 056/608123: Objective: help visually handicapped in their familiar home environment to optimize their zelfredbaarheid. Also integration in education and professional activity is pursued. In addition, organized group activities and a library resources and services.
- City Library, Long Nieuwstr 105, 2000 Antwerp tel 03.231.18.05: free printed catalog of audiobook / books are sent free of charge by
· All libraries have "large-letter books, letters, larger!
- FUND FLEMISH: intervenes for devices, which is not between INAMI: adaptations of houses / displacement of visually handicapped aids: dog + learning movement techniques with a white stick / talking calculators + TV-loupes / educational assistance to higher education / computer services for visually handicapped: image magnification / synthetic voices / scanners / braileprinters.
- Never make a purchase, before you've made a request. What you have
- Purchased is not refundable! Contact Address: Roland Bonte - Magdalena-str 20,
- 8200 Brugge (St. Andries) - Tel: 050.390921 - Fax: 050.393680. For Ontario: G.
- Callierlaan 94-96 - 9000 Gent. Tel: 09.225.26.90 - Fax: 09.233.93.87.
- BENEFITS FOR DISABLED PEOPLE YOUNGER THAN 65 Y: Ministry of Social Welfare Service for concessions - Black Lievevrouwstr 3 C - 1000 Brussels - Tel: 02.5480810.
 
- TECHNICAL EDUCATIONAL TOOLS FOR USE BY SCHOOL STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION IN THE ORDINARY: Ministry of the Flemish Community, department of education - special education service organization - Koningstr 138 - 1000 Brussels.
Tel: 02.211.45.06 - Fax: 02.211.46.70.
- FLEMISH Handi GUIDE: free guide with list of all social facilities for the disabled: the Ministry of the Flemish Community, Welfare Department, Family and Social Welfare Administration, Management General welfare, Markiesstr 1-1000 Brussels. There is also a convenient guide to the federal government. You can change these questions to: Department of Social Welfare, Department disability, Black Lievrouwstr C 3, 1000 Brussels. Tel: 02,509. 81.25. At the last address you can also request information about Fiscal advantages to disabled.
- Spermalie INSTITUTE: School for the visually impaired: Snaggaardstr 9-8000 Bruges Tel: 050.340341
- While Perfection FOR THE CHILDREN: Info for RVA, career-breaks service, 7 Imperial Avenue, 1000 Brussels. If you are part-timing for your child to educate, and then become unemployed, you will enjoy some advantages.
- CPAS: You can find material and financial support, if you're in need of help. They can also help you to a social housing and all kinds of services (eg cleaning help). You can contact the CPAS through your health insurance. Directly address the CPAS to Tielt: Blanket Darraslaan 19, 8700 Tielt. Tel. : 051/40.06.40. You can also go for renting a "personal alarm": this is a toestelletje that the disabled or the elder's neck hangs. When problems pushed the button, so central is informed, who then contact the family or friends.
- ELDERLY AID: All authorized services are grouped under: Service for family and elderly assistance, St Janstr 32-38, 1000 Brussels. Tel: 02.5150415
- NURSE AT HOME: You can get information at the following addresses:
 
vzw Home Care Home health
Pr. Kennedy Park 2 8500 Kortrijk
056/23. 03.81
Contact: Els Noppe
                                                                                 Solidarity for the Family
H. Horriestraat 12
8800 Roeselare 051/22.99.99
Contact: M. Deraedt
  
White-Yellow Cross
Gruuthuusestraat 26 8700 Tielt
051/40.03.22
Contact: B. Dewinter 051/20.83.45
                                                               Kring Independent Nurses
Regio Tielt
H. Verriestraat 4
8800 Roeselare
  
The independent team of nurses
in collaboration with Home Care
Family Care, W. Vl. vzw ..
Bruggestraat 48 8700 Tielt
051/40.04.43 Contact: Lieve Ravelingien  
- INFO SPECIAL EDUCATION: Special Education Service, Koningstr 136-138, 1000 Brussels. Tel: 02.211.42.11. Most will ask council to local PMS centers. In Tielt you can find free education in Bruggestr 42 Tel: 400,895 and the state education: Gruuthusestr 92 Phone: 402,347.
- Student ': Min of Flemish Community - Education Department. Center for information and documentation, Koningstr 71, 1000 Brussels. Tel: 02.219.18.00
- Mutualiteit: off sick for Others facilities
- FLEMISH DIABETES ASSOCIATION, Ottergem steenweg 456, 9000 Gent. Tel: 09/220.05.20
- BELGIAN CENTER FOR DOGS: 012.23.43.19
- ROYAL SOCIETY FOR THE BLIND AND SIGHTED (KMB): Van Schoonbekestr 114, 2018 Antwerpen - 03.248.54.78 - fax: 03.248.0863. This is a pluralistic organization that can help with applications for disability and mental processing of your disability. It can also display a number of tools and rental (on request of ophthalmologists!). They can also give an independent training + guide you (in groups or individually) to the activities of daily life better. There are 4 times a year trips organized by culture, recreation and sport for the visually impaired. The organization may also arrange the purchase of a blind dog run!
- WORK FOR SIGHTED: center for professional guidance of Braille League can assist and advise in terms of wage subsidies (up to half of the major handicaps to pay!): Www.brailleliga.be. . The grants are possible: CLA 26 (severe disability) or Flemish involving premium (less severe disability). Enrollment in the Flemish Fund is still needed! Other useful addresses in terms of work: www.vlafo.be (= website of the Flemish Fund for Social Integration of Persons with Disabilities / / / www.unizo.be / diversity --
- FRIENDS OF THE BLIND-FLANDERS SECTION: Ganzestr 9 -8670 Koksijde - 058.51.00.01 - email: @ vrienden.der.blinden yucom.be - helped to West - and East Flanders: Brigitte Vervenne - 058.510001 - offer: guided training for blind dogs / free time planning: cassettoteek / Sports Department / meetings / meals / holidays at home - and abroad / cinema / Social Service (for increased individual independence in daily life) / service donations and bequests / business: custom work / residential services for adults / Rest Home 'Princess Paola'
IF YOU WANT A NEW LOOK
SHOW YOUR EYES, WITH LENSES!
WE ARE HERE, TO HELP YOU
WE LIKE TO "WOW" YOU
PRIORITY TO QUALITY
YOU AIN'T SEEN NOTHING YET
BETTER VISION - BETTER LOOKS
GOOD LOOKING - GOOD SEEING
PRIORITY TO QUALITY
IF YOU WANT MORE
MORE INSIGHT IN YOUR SIGHT