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Minnesota State Services for the Blind (SSB)

Vision Loss Services

Mankato Office

12 Civic Center Plz, Ste 1600B, Mankato, MN, 56001

Distance: 1012 Miles

(507) 344-2623

Website

https://mn.gov/deed/ssb/vision-loss/adjustment-blindness.jsp

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 help to individuals who have new blindness. deaf-blindness or visual disabilities. Adjustment to Blindness Training refers to training opportunities which teach an individual with a vision loss the skills necessary to work competitively and live independently.


Training includes:
* Skills to help you travel and get where you need to go
* Learning to access printed materials with computer equipment and/or braille
* Tools and techniques to take on all the challenges of daily life
* Gaining confidence to live successfully and pursue personal and professional goals


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Blue Earth County 
    • Brown County 
    • Faribault County 
    • Le Sueur County 
    • Martin County 
    • McLeod County 
    • Meeker County 
    • Nicollet County 
    • Sibley County 
    • Waseca County 
    • Watonwan County 
  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources 
  • Specialization
    • Blind or visually impaired 

Area Served

South Central Minnesota


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 344-2623
Toll Free (800) 657-3821

Last Update

2/27/2024

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