Minnesota DeafBlind Project

Vision Loss Services

Provides direct support services to blind or deaf-blind people to help them live as independently as possible

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

Serves families, education teams and service providers of children and youth who have combined hearing and vision loss, with or without additional disabilities, from birth - age 21.

Project staff are available for on-site visits to homes or schools to provide technical assistance as needed. This may include consultation with parents, teachers, related staff members, and school administrators.

Help may include:

  • Personalized on-site consultation
  • In service training workshops
  • Program development
  • Family support services
  • Get connected with other families

Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Aitkin County
    • Anoka County
    • Becker County
    • Beltrami County
    • Benton County
    • Big Stone County
    • Blue Earth County
    • Brown County
    • Carlton County
    • Carver County
    • Cass County
    • Chippewa County
    • Chisago County
    • Clay County
    • Clearwater County
    • Cook County
    • Cottonwood County
    • Crow Wing County
    • Dakota County
    • Dodge County
    • Douglas County
    • Faribault County
    • Fillmore County
    • Freeborn County
    • Goodhue County
    • Grant County
    • Hennepin County
    • Houston County
    • Hubbard County
    • Isanti County
    • Itasca County
    • Jackson County
    • Kanabec County
    • Kandiyohi County
    • Kittson County
    • Koochiching County
    • Lac qui Parle County
    • Lake County
    • Lake of the Woods County
    • Le Sueur County
    • Lincoln County
    • Lyon County
    • Mahnomen County
    • Marshall County
    • Martin County
    • McLeod County
    • Meeker County
    • Mille Lacs County
    • Morrison County
    • Mower County
    • Murray County
    • Nicollet County
    • Nobles County
    • Norman County
    • Olmsted County
    • Otter Tail County
    • Pennington County
    • Pine County
    • Pipestone County
    • Polk County
    • Pope County
    • Ramsey County
    • Red Lake County
    • Redwood County
    • Renville County
    • Rice County
    • Rock County
    • Roseau County
    • Scott County
    • Sherburne County
    • Sibley County
    • St. Louis County
    • Statewide
    • Stearns County
    • Steele County
    • Stevens County
    • Swift County
    • Todd County
    • Traverse County
    • Wabasha County
    • Wadena County
    • Waseca County
    • Washington County
    • Watonwan County
    • Wilkin County
    • Winona County
    • Wright County
    • Yellow Medicine County
  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources
  • Payment
    • Free / no cost to everyone
  • Specialization
    • Blind or visually impaired
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities
    • Deaf or hard-of-hearing
    • Developmental disabilities
    • Family

Eligibility

Children from birth - age 21 who have (or are suspected of having) disabilities that affect both vision and hearing of any degree

Application Instructions

Services may be requested by families of children and youth who are DeafBlind, school personnel, and agencies providing services to children and youth who are DeafBlind.

Location

2 Pine Tree Dr, Ste 101, Arden Hills, MN, 55112

Area Served

Statewide

Phone Numbers

  • Primary Contact for this program: 612-638-1531
  • Toll Free: 800-848-4905

Email

mndbprojectinfo@brightworksmn.org

Websites

Other Services at this Location

Last Update

6/3/2024