Blindness - Learning In New Dimensions Inc - BLIND, Inc.
Vision Loss Services
100 E 22nd St, Minneapolis, MN, 55404
Blind or visually impaired support services involve direct support to people who are blind, deaf-blind, or those with low vision. Program focuses on teaching Independent Living Skills (ILS) to people with a visual impairment.
Comprehensive orientation to blindness training program which includes classes in braille, cane travel (also called mobility), home management, computers, industrial arts and life skills. For all ages.
Other services include:
* Senior Program - for those 55 and older who are losing their sight
* Programs to help the blind find work as new entrants into the workforce or transition to new careers or adapt their work to blindness
* Teaches Braille to both English speakers and English learners
* Employment and career transition programs
* Programs for students
- Blind or visually impaired
- Children and/or youth with disabilities
- Older adults with disabilities
Fees for services paid through State Services for the Blind of Minnesota and other rehabilitative agencies.
Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Isanti, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington Counties
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LR-1000Braille Instruction Definition
Programs that teach people who are blind and other interested individuals to read and write using Braille, a system that uses raised dots to represent numerals and letters of the alphabet which can be identified by the fingers.
LR-3200Independent Living Skills Instruction Definition
Programs that assist people who have disabilities to learn the basic skills of daily living through individual and group counseling and instruction, experience and practice in coping with real or simulated life situational demands; or through the use of assistive devices, special equipment and specialized assistants. Services include but are not limited to training in the ability to travel about the community alone; to live independently in a private residence; to maintain health through self-care and use of medical services; to live within personal income; to maintain acceptable grooming and appearance; to deal with legal, family or social problems; and to cope with other requirements for successful independent living.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
A disability that is characterized by a combination of hearing and visual impairments.
A condition in which affected individuals are totally blind and cannot see or are legally blind and have central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with maximal correction, or a peripheral field of vision that is so contracted that its widest diameter subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees.