Much of self-worth is built through accomplishment and self-reliance. At the Blind Center of Nevada we strive to help our members achieve desired levels of independence by providing different opportunities including . . .
Electronic Sales Through eBay
People who are blind or visually impaired have an unemployment rate of over 70%. The Blind Center of Nevada provides jobs for the blind and visually impaired.
Computers are a great equalizer for people who are blind or visually impaired. Magnification software and screen readers open the world of computers to the blind and visually impaired. For the newly blind, relearning how to operate a computer or even to type takes some practice and learning.
The Blind Center has computer classes offered in a computer lab that is open to members.
This provides another social opportunity for our members. Further, each computer in the lab is equipped with adaptive technology–ironically adaptive software is prohibitively expensive for home computers of most in the blind community.
Braille is a series of six bumps which represent the letters of the alphabet. The Blind Center of Nevada holds braille classes to help our members gain an extra level of independence.