Transition Program

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Build Your Future as you Transition from High School to Adulthood

BLIND, Inc. is pleased to offer transition programs for blind and low vision students 14 to 21 years of age who are attending high school.

School Year Programs

Transition: Employment, Advocacy, Mentorship and Skills (TEAMS) Program:

The TEAMS Program, in partnership with the National Federation of the Blind of Minnesota (NFB of MN), will be offered on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month from October through May. This program is administered by qualified BLIND, Inc. staff who will provide individualized instruction to teach students the skills needed to determine and achieve their personal, scholastic and vocational goals.

The Transition Trail Outreach Program:

This school year program is intended for students and families who reside outside the metro area by bringing transition themed programming to different areas of Minnesota. Students, families and professionals are welcome to join our mobile learning community as we provide hands-on transition instruction and activities designed to increase student independence and enhance self-confidence.

Summer Programs

STYLE (Summer Transition Youth Learning Experience) Program

Our three week STYLE (Summer Transition Youth Learning Experience) Program is open each summer for high school students between the ages of 14 and 21 years of age who would like to learn how to live independently, succeed in college and find and keep a job.

More information is coming soon on our STYLE program. Please visit this page often.

PREP (Post-secondary Readiness Empowerment Program)

This exciting summer program is for blind high school students and is geared to prepare them for academic, employment, and social success. The PREP curriculum is designed to empower blind youth with the alternative techniques of blindness they will need to be successful in the college and the career fields they choose.

If you have any questions on our programs, please contact Michell Gip, our Youth Services Coordinator. If you would like an application for any of our programs, please call 612-872-0100 (ext. 220), or toll
free: 800-597-9558.

You may also write to:
BLIND, Incorporated
100 East 22nd St.
Minneapolis, MN 55404.

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