Training and Independence Programs for Youth Who Are Blind or Deafblind

These programs give students with disabilities an opportunity to enjoy a variety of experiences: exploring vocational possibilities, getting some job experience, expanding independence skills and self-reliance, and broadening their horizons.

Independent Living Programs for Youth Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

The Carroll Center for the Blind
The Carroll Center offers programs and instruction to serve the needs of blind and visually–impaired youth, including rehabilitation, skills training, technology training, and educational opportunities.
HKNC has on-campus programs for deafblind youth in the areas of assistive technology, communication training, independent living, orientation & mobility, and vocational training.

Videos on Independent Living Skills Training

Perkins eLearning Webinar
Ben Chamberlin, a teacher at Perkins School for the Blind shows educators how to support grooming, hygiene, self-esteem, and social awareness in their students who are visually impaired.
Washington State School for the Blind
A collection of video demonstrations of daily living skills, featuring students at the Washington school. Many of these clips are also available as PowerPoint presentations and plain text.