Consulting services

Counseling services for visually impaired people living in Tallinn and their family members.
The following advisory services take place at NEBA:

Experience consultancy;
Individual counseling by a psychologist;
Psychological counseling.

The services are funded by the Tallinn Social and Health Care Board

Experience Advice
Experience advisory service for visually impaired people living in Tallinn.
The purpose of the service is the exchange of knowledge and experience. The counseling between adults with similar visual impairment is a big part of the service.
Speaking in details in includes:
Experiential emotional support
Social and / or practical, support
Encouragement
Change of behavior

The experience counseling service provides support and service information. 

Exact information/training:
Specific information on vision aids
Technology education and world innovation
People-to-people contacts and interactions with others who are visually impaired. 
Counseling on work and living arrangements
Orientation info in rehabilitation opportunities

All the above helps the client to make more meaningful choices.
As a result of the experience counseling work, the client establishes contact with the social welfare officer of the district. The client finds the services needed at local and national level.

The experience advisors are supervised specialists:
Julia Kabanova
Kristiina Peetsalu
Artur Räpp

The 2019 service volume is 152 hours.

Service period: February 1 - December 31, 2019.
Grant amount: € 2600.00.
Supported by Tallinn Social and Health Care Agency.

The service can be registered by calling 55 51 7393.

Individual consultation with a psychologist
In the absence of funding, the service is not currently available.

Psychological counseling
Psychological counseling service for visually impaired people living in Tallinn.
The purpose of the service is to increase the person's internal capacity to overcome/prevent social, mental and physical isolation caused my disability. The main goal is to restore the ability to cope in society by teaching practical skills.

The service volume for 2018 is 3 cooking workshops, 3 manual skill development workshops and 3 cleaning techniques workshops. During them participants can exchange experiences to improve their self-sufficiency.

Service Period: March 01, 2019 - December 31, 2019.
Grant amount: $ 1000.00.
Supported by Tallinn Social and Health Care Agency.

Service Contact Laur Raudsoo, tel. 55515811