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Join our Summer Programs

If you are a blind or low vision high school student between 14 and 21 years old who wishes to learn to live independently, to succeed in college, and to get a job, you’ll want to attend our summer Star Program or PREP Program. If you’re the parent of a child who is blind or low vision, our Buddy Program will give them the skills they need to succeed in school.

It’s a Journey Not a Race

At the end of March, we provided 20 hours of professional training to Alessandra and Kallie, graduate students at Butler University and teachers at the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. It’s a Journey not a Race. (Opens in a new window) is their blog where they discuss their visit to BLIND, Inc. Fun to read!

Adjustment to Blindness Training at Blind Inc.

BLIND, Incorporated is an adjustment to blindness training center that offers training for adults, children, teenagers, and seniors. We teach the skills that blind people need to become independent and employable such as braille, home management, the use of the white cane, and computers with screen reading software, etc. But just as importantly, we instill in our students the confidence to put these skills into practice. We utilize the positive view of blindness of the National Federation of the Blind. We work from the premise that blindness doesn’t have to be a tragedy. We know that, if given training and opportunity, blind people can live full and productive lives.

Photo of the front of the Pillsberry mansion, home of Blind Inc and the NFB of Minnesota.

BLIND, Incorporated is located in beautiful Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the historic Charles S. Pillsbury mansion, (Opens in a new window).
Minneapolis is a vibrant and diverse city and the Twin Cities area offers a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities such as theater, canoeing, rock climbing, shopping, fishing, live music, and much more. Our students participate in activities to gain confidence and really prove to themselves that they can enjoy the same passtimes as their sighted friends and family members. We believe that blindness may change how we do some things, but it doesn’t stop us from doing them.

Read our brochure for more information.

BLIND, Inc. © 2015

BLIND Inc.
100 East 22nd St., Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: (612) 872-0100 | Toll Free: 1-800-597-9558 | Fax: (612) 872-9358
Email: info@blindinc.org