Louisiana Center for the Blind's Summer Training and Employment Project (STEP) Program.
The Summer Training and Employment Project (STEP) Program is designed to introduce blind teenagers to positive blind role models and to provide participants with summer work experience. The eight-week summer program will consist of two components. During the first part of the program, competent blind counselors will instruct the students in the alternative techniques of blindness. Classes in Braille, can...
Louisiana Center for the Blind's Buddy Summer Enrichment Program.
Many blind children have misconceptions about their blindness due to the lack of positive blind role models and to the negative stereotypes about blindness in society. Unlike other summer programs for blind children, the Buddy Program is directed and staffed by competent blind adults. Classes in cane travel are taught to instill independence and self-confidence. The knowledge of Braille enables the blind child to compete on te...
The Louisiana Center for the Blind and the National Federation of the Blind Louisiana remain steadfastly committed to the development of blind and visually impaired youth. The NFB Bell Academy equips the next generation with the skills and attitudes they need to live the lives they want.
In the fourth installment of the Alumni Reflections series, Nikki Jackson expounds upon some empowering experiences at LCB and her charge to be an ambassador and educator for the blind.
Many thanks to all of the alumni who gave of their time to participate in this project.
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In the third installment of the Alumni Reflections series, Paul Shepardson gives us his take on the experiences that led him to the Louisiana Center for the Blind and the moments that made his training memorable.
In the second installment of the Alumni Reflections series, Nallym Bravo explores some challenging moments in the adult education program and what she learned from those experiences.
As part of a multi-segment series, the Louisiana Center for the Blind presents: Alumni Reflections.
In this segment, Nallym Bravo gives her thoughts on what led her to train at LCB.
For more information on how you can live the life you want, visit our website at http://www.louisianacenter.org or call us at 1.800.234.4166