Minnesota State Services for the Blind (MNSSB)
School to Adult Life Transition
616 America Ave NW, Ste 230, Bemidji, MN, 56601-3861
Distance: 1012 Miles
Coordinated activities are provided to students to teach the knowledge and skills needed for post-school activities. This can include such things as employment, further education, community experiences or living on your own.
Teens who are blind, DeafBlind or visually impaired can benefit from guidance, planning and training to succeed at education, work and independent living.
If you have questions about school, living independently, the transition to college, careers and work life, they have answers and plenty of expertise to guide you as you begin thinking about your future.
- Assistance with community resources
- Blind or visually impaired
Youth (ages 14 - 21) and young adults who are blind, DeafBlind or visually impaired
For more information, contact your local office or call (651) 539-2361 or Sheila Koenig at Sheila.Koenig@state.mn.us.
There is no fee for this service.
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HH-8000.8500-800School to Adult Life Transition Services Definition
Programs within the formal education system that prepare students with disabilities age 16 and older (and younger students, where appropriate) to make a successful transition to adult life. Transition services are provided while students are still in school, consist of coordinated activities, include both classroom instruction and related community experiences, where appropriate, and teach students the knowledge and skills they will need for postschool activities such as employment, postsecondary education, vocational training, integrated employment (including supported employment), continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living and community participation.
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.
YF-9000.6500Partial Sightedness Definition
A condition in which affected individuals have remaining visual acuity between 20/200 and 20/70 in the better eye with maximal correction.