Transition Resources

In making the transition from the school years to adult life, students who are blind or visually impaired need information and advice specific to their needs. In this section you'll find resources for students, parents, families, and professionals.

Ryan Strunk shares his reflections, from a student's perspective, on the transition from high school to college. He begins by advising parents and teachers to hold blind students to the same standards as their sighted peers, and has many specific suggestions for students for increasing independence and self-advocacy, and being active socially.

Source: National Federation of the Blind

This document provides detailed information about how to use Medicaid funding to pay for a comprehensive range of home and community services for people with disabilities.

Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Barriers to the utilization of community-based rehabilitation (CBR) services for individuals with blindness in rural South India.

Source: Indian Journal of Ophthalmology