Training for High School and College Students

Attention all blind high school and college students!

Do you need to brush up on the skills that blind people need to become independent and employable such as braille, home management, the use of the white cane, computers with screen reading software and more? Then, we want to help.

Here is an informative article from the National Association of Blind Students entitled: Essential Skills and Guidelines.

MABS Student Seminar 2017

Minnesota Association of Blind Students (MABS) Presents:


Put your heart, mind, and soul into even the smallest acts. This is the secret of success.Swami Sivananda

When: April 1, 2017 from 9:00am – 3:30pm
Where: NFB of MN Headquarters, 100 East 22nd St. Minneapolis, MN 55404

MABS invites all blind students to our No Joke Student Seminar! Strive toward success with tips and tricks for advocacy! This is no joke because we want you to live the life you want!

  • Are you a blind high school or college student in or near Minnesota?
  • Would you like to learn new and cool ways to speak up for yourself?
  • Would you like to check out some technology that will totally reek of awesomeness?
  • Are you interested in meeting other blind students?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then our spring Student Seminar is for you! Registration Fee – $10 (includes lunch).

If you have any questions and would like to attend, please call President Cody Beardslee at (763) 291-3711 or email him at

BLIND, Inc. Summer Programs

If you feel you need blindness training and want to have a great time while you learn, you can also attend BLIND, Incorporated’s Summer Programs, you can get more information on ourPREP, Buddy, and Style programs by contacting Michell Gip, Youth Services Coordinator, at 612-872-0100, Ext. 231 or email her at:

Updated: March 6, 2017 — 3:35 pm
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