• A video magnifier is used to read a document.
  • A group photo of the NRTC faculty and staff.
  • Students read braille books.
  • A vision impaired student walks through campus.
  • An exterior photo of the Industrial School.
  • A man uses a cellphone app to identify money.

Our Mission

Enhance employment and independent living outcomes for individuals who are blind or visually impaired through research, training, education, and dissemination.

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National Technical Assistance Center on Blindness and Visual Impairments
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Our Mission

Enhance employment and independent living outcomes for individuals who are blind or visually impaired through research, training, education, and dissemination.


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