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Addie McBryde Rehabilitation Center for the Blind

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This program can help you if you are blind or have low vision. You can take part in classes to learn the skills you need to be independent at home, at work, and in your community. Classes are provided during the daytime and may include the following trainings:

  • Orientation and Mobility: Learn to travel independently around your home, workplace, and community.
  • Communication: Learn the Braille system for reading and writing and learn how to use other equipment, such as talking computers and screen enlargement programs, to help with your tasks.
  • Personal Management: Learn how to plan and prepare meals, including how to shop for food, how to label and store it in an organized way, and how to prepare it safely.
  • Techniques of Daily Living: Learn tips for personal grooming and getting dressed, laundry and hand sewing, and housekeeping tasks.
  • Recreation and Leisure Education: Learn tips for exercising, arts and crafts, and other community activities.

Additional services include GED preparation, vocational evaluation, low vision assessment, diabetic and medical management, and vocational training in emergency dispatch.


How do I apply?

To find out how to apply for this program, please contact the Addie McBryde Rehabilitation Center for the Blind at 1-601-364-2700.

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Can I get help from this program?

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Get Help from a Benefits Enrollment Center

Start Enrollment or Ask Questions

A Benefits Enrollment Center (BEC) can offer you personal, one-on-one assistance as you navigate program eligibility and look to apply. With support from the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the BEC can help you apply for an enroll in all of the benefits you may be missing out on.

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Toll-Free: 1-800-794-6559

Website: support@benefitscheckup.org

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