Our goal is to improve employment outcomes
Our goal is to improve employment outcomes for individuals with blindness or low vision. This website houses free resources and helpful information for three audiences:
- Businesses interested in employing someone who is blind or has low vision
- Service providers who work with people who are blind or have low vision
- Individuals who are blind or have low vision and their families and friends
If you have a question about employment for individuals who are blind or have low vision that you don’t see answered here, please contact us. We will be happy to help!
Care for Occupational Therapy Patients with Low Vision: A Model for Building Successful Partnerships
The OIB-TAC has created a course that reviews key topics for occupational therapists new to interacting with patients experiencing blindness or low vision. Topics covered include the anatomy of the eye, common eye conditions, compensatory strategies, appropriate behavior while engaging with those who are blind or have low vision, and the importance of collaboration with vision rehabilitation professionals.
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VoiceOver on the iPhone: Where Do I Start?
Share your knowledge of VoiceOver by increasing your effectiveness as an instructor with this OIB-TAC course. Learn how to assess when the client is appropriate for VoiceOver and develop a plan to know what to teach first.
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Intake & Assessment: Setting the Stage for Success
This course will review effective communication strategies for building rapport and gathering information needed to begin case planning and services. You can also learn how to provide information for initial agency intakes and in-home or agency-based general assessments.
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The main office of the NRTC on Blindness and Low Vision is in the Industrial Education Building on the Campus of Mississippi State University, just outside of Starkville, Mississippi.