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The Volvo Car U.S. Operations Community Fund of Coastal Community Foundation recently awarded a $5,500 grant to the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired South Carolina for its Own Your Life program. The grant will help support vision rehabilitation services at the organization’s new Ladson facility, which opened in March.
The program provides personal independence and vocational rehabilitation training for adults who are blind or visually impaired in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties. Classes include activities of daily living training, assistive technology tutoring, braille, computer training, and orientation and mobility training.