Blind Services for Children

Did you know…

  • Rehabilitation Services for the Blind (RSB) is a state agency that has staff who specialize in providing free services to blind or visually impaired children ages 0-14 and their families.
  • RSB provides casework and/or counseling services to assist the family in maximizing the child’s potential and minimizing the impact of blindness.
  • RSB staff provide parent education on how to stimulate blind or visually impaired children and on how to enhance independent living skills.
  • RSB staff provide advocacy services for blind or visually impaired children and their families.
  • RSB staff will, at the request of families or schools, attend IEP meetings to help identify children’s needs and how to meet those needs.
  • RSB staff provide referral and resource information to schools and families about issues involving vision loss.
  • RSB staff provide services in the home and will be happy to explain more detail what we can do for you.
  • Children 14 and older are also served by RSB in our vocational rehabilitation transition program.