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!
Ethics 1: Ethics for Professionals Working with People who are Blind or Visually Impaired
This course is designed to assist professionals in becoming familiar with the concepts of ethical and cultural competence needed to work with people who are blind or visually impaired. This first course on the subject provides a background and understanding of the topics and then gives case studies on respecting others’ rights and values and advocating for them.
Learn More about Ethics 1: Ethics for Professionals Working with People who are Blind or Visually Impaired
Career Advancement and Job Retention: Information Concerning Persons with Vision Loss
Learn issues associated with job retention and career advancement among persons with vision loss. Who is most likely to retain their jobs? Which services facilitate job retention and advancement? Where can I get more information to facilitate job retention? Which states have higher numbers of employed VR applicants? Take this course to learn this and more.
Learn More about Career Advancement and Job Retention: Information Concerning Persons with Vision Loss
The Basics of Brain Injury and Vision Loss
This course discusses the cause, symptoms, and treatment for visual impairments associated with brain injury.
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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.