Anchor Center for Blind Children

Anchor Center for Blind Children

Anchor Center for Blind Children provides early education and intervention services for children (birth to five years old) who are blind or visually impaired. Located in Denver, Colorado, Anchor Center is nationally recognized for their expert team of teachers, therapists, and pediatric ophthalmologists. They excel at providing exemplary services (i.e., vision assessments, early intervention, and education) for babies and young children who have significant visual or vision/hearing impairments, including Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Supporting both the family’s and child’s journey in learning “to see life differently” is the hallmark of their programs, services, and strength-based philosophy.

Anchor Center serves children and families at their state-of-the-art learning center, via virtual telehealth and educational sessions, and in children’s homes and communities across Colorado. Their highly specialized, comprehensive, and affordable services include:

  • Vision exams and assessments
  • Early intervention for babies and toddlers
  • Preschool early childhood special education
  • Physical, occupational, speech-language, horticultural, and music therapies
  • Individualized and group consultation, such as supportive training and education for families and professionals
  • Family gatherings and recreational events
  • Respite care and summer day camps for Anchor enrolled children, alumni, and siblings
  • Groundbreaking research in CVI screening, assessment, and intervention

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