North Dakota Vision Services School for the Blind
Vision Loss Services
500 Stanford Rd, Grand Forks, ND, 58203
Blind or visually impaired support services involve direct support to people who are blind, deaf-blind, or those with low vision. Program focuses on teaching Independent Living Skills (ILS) to people with a visual impairment.
Assists individuals of all ages in reaching their personal goals through assessment and training. Instruction can take place on-site in Grand Forks, in the home, on the job, or wherever an individual may need guidance.
Provides programs at the School for the Blind for all ages from infants - adults.
Program areas of instruction, evaluation, or consultation include:
* Adaptive Aids
* Adjustment with vision loss discussions
* Daily living skills
* Orientation and mobility
* Vocational and career
* Recreation and leisure
Regional outreach program includes:
* Vision Resource Center
* Braille Access Center
* The Store
* In-service trainings and presentations
* Golden guide videos
- Private pay
- Blind or visually impaired
8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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LH-0600.5000-100Blind Mobility Aids Definition
Programs that pay for or provide aids such as long canes, laser canes, compasses and raised maps which facilitate the ability of blind people to move safely and efficiently in the school, home or community environment.
LH-0600.9000-100Braille and Tactile Aids Definition
Programs that pay for or provide equipment which can be used to create materials that are written in Braille (a system which uses raised dots to represent numerals and letters of the alphabet that can be identified by the fingers), Optacons or other devices that help people to read and/or write using their sense of touch. Included are devices such as calculators, alarm clocks, watches, calendars, kitchen equipment, scales and other items which have tactile displays.
LR-1000Braille Instruction Definition
Programs that teach people who are blind and other interested individuals to read and write using Braille, a system that uses raised dots to represent numerals and letters of the alphabet which can be identified by the fingers.
LR-3200Independent Living Skills Instruction Definition
Programs that assist people who have disabilities to learn the basic skills of daily living through individual and group counseling and instruction, experience and practice in coping with real or simulated life situational demands; or through the use of assistive devices, special equipment and specialized assistants. Services include but are not limited to training in the ability to travel about the community alone; to live independently in a private residence; to maintain health through self-care and use of medical services; to live within personal income; to maintain acceptable grooming and appearance; to deal with legal, family or social problems; and to cope with other requirements for successful independent living.
A disability that is characterized by a combination of hearing and visual impairments.
A condition in which affected individuals are totally blind and cannot see or are legally blind and have central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with maximal correction, or a peripheral field of vision that is so contracted that its widest diameter subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees.