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This program was developed to allow adults who are blind the same access to information that sighted individuals have. Our mission and specialty is helping people with assistive technology and quality training so they can: 

  1. achieve personal independence

  2. reach the highest levels of scholastic achievement

  3. obtain a successful career

  4. gain access to the Internet and e-mail for home and/or work use

Mobility and orientation are important aspects of life.  Having the ability to move around both indoors and outdoors is key to gaining ones independence.  Although operating a motor vehicle may no longer be an option, there are many other solutions.

Clients learn to move about on foot as well as utilize public transportation. Maintaining employment requires mobility skills and problem solving.  Employers hold everyone accountable for being on time.

Precane skills
Cane Skills
Residential Travel Skills
Commercial/Downtown Travel
Public Transit Travel

In order to gain and maintain employment it is important to have the skills necessary for day to day activity.  In other words learning how to take care of yourself and be independent.  Skills like cooking, cleaning, laundry, etc..

These skills are important for being a independent member of society.  The thought is that even with all the education and training you may fall short of keeping a job because of basic competencies.

Communication:
Braille, Handwriting, Personal Record Keeping, Telephone Use, Time Management, Home Management

Home Management:
Appliance Use, Food Prep, Child Care, Cleaning, Kitchen Orientation, Laundry Skills

Personal Management:
Banking and Financial, Clothing and Apparel, Medical, Grooming, Mail and Use of Vision Devices

 

Experienced staff, cutting-edge technology, and our broad spectrum of services assist individuals in achieving their highest educational and career potential. We develop the knowledge, skills, abilities, confidence, and self-esteem needed to participate and succeed in today's competitive education and work environments. We also assist those who are retired, or choose not to work, in participating equally in the information age.

When provided appropriate training, opportunity, and technology, blind and visually impaired persons can do most jobs, graduate most education programs, and participate fully in society. 

Being diagnosed with visual impairment and or blindness is a life changing event.  Emotional and intellectual adjustment are important for forward progress.  FBC Assess these needs and builds personalized programs consisting of resources, mentoring, self reliance, personal missions and peer support.

Adult and Transition Services supports clients who are on a pathway to higher education, as well as offer core competencies for independent living.

Experienced staff, cutting-edge technology, and our broad spectrum of services assist individuals in achieving their highest educational and career potential. We develop the knowledge, skills, abilities, confidence, and self-esteem needed to participate and succeed in today's competitive education and work environments. We also assist those who are retired, or choose not to work, in participating equally in the information age.

When provided appropriate training, opportunity, and technology, blind and visually impaired persons can do most jobs, graduate most education programs, and participate fully in society. Since it's founding Adult and Transitional services has operated in partnership with the State of Arizona's Vocational Rehabilitation program.