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DeafBlind Services Minnesota, LLC

Vision Loss Services

DeafBlind Services Minnesota - St. Paul Office

216 Wabasha St S, St. Paul, MN, 55107-1804

Distance: 502 Miles

(612) 871-3415

Service Details

Description

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.


Additional Information

Offers training activities and classes focused on the needs of deafblind people. Training is offered through the Rehabilitation Center at Vision Loss Resources (parent company of DeafBlind Services Minnesota, LLC)


Training services focusing on DeafBlind individuals gaining or improving their independence and self-sufficiency in their homes and community. Skills may include:
* Orientation and mobility, including use of public transit and crossing streets
* Computer and adaptive technology
* Keyboarding and writing
* Braille
* Adaptive food preparation
* Home management (cleaning and techniques of daily living)


A comprehensive program serving children ages 0-21 living with a combined hearing loss and vision loss and their families through a variety of services including:
* Home and community-based intervenor services
* Service coordination, resource identification and family support services
* Develop communication strategies
* Environment and community awareness
* DeafBlindness consultation


Features

  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources 
  • Specialization
    • Adults with disabilities 
    • Blind or visually impaired 
    • Deaf or hard-of-hearing 
    • Disabilities 
    • Older adults 
    • Older adults with disabilities 

Application Instructions

Referrals for the Rehabilitation Center are typically made by a State Services for the Blind counselor. Contact the agency for more information.


For Children, Youth and Family Services, contact Kim Johnson, Children, Youth and Family Services manager at (612) 843-3401 or kjohnson@dbsm.org.


Area Served

Twin Cities Metro Area


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (612) 871-2222
Main (651) 224-7662

Last Update

9/25/2019

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