DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES


Font Size

S M L XL


DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
REHAB SERVICES
GUARDIANSHIP
LONG TERM SERVICES AND SUPPORTS
SERVICE TO THE BLIND
SOUTH DAKOTA DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER
CONTACT US
HOME
sbvi home page
board of sbvi
documents and reports
frequently asked questions
how to apply
sbvi offices
news and events
programs
resources
for employers
sbvi forms
services
visions newsletter

 

 

service to the blind

 

Independent Living Older Blind Services


Rehabilitation Teachers provide services to individuals, who are visually impaired or blind, in their homes and teach alternative methods of doing every day activities. Learning these skills increases the individual's ability to live independently and contributes to their confidence in successful employment or activities in the community.


Eligibility Requirements:

Significant visual impairment, substantial limitation in ability to function independently, a reasonable expectation that Independent Living Older Blind Services will assist the individual, and reside in South Dakota.


Services Available:

Services may include: cane travel skills, communications, writing letters, Braille, telling time, homemaking, counseling, utilizing low vision, leisure activities, and referral to public and private organizations.


Contact Information:

Sandy Neyhart, Program Manager Independent Living Older Blind Services
Address: Hillsview Plaza
3800 East Highway 34
c/o 500 East Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Phone: (605) 773-4644
Fax:/ (605) 773-5483
Email: sandy.neyhart@state.sd.us