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for the Blind

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Resource Center for Independent Living - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Resource Center for Independent Living
1137 Laing
Osage City, KS 66523
(785) 528-3105 (Local)
(785) 528-3665 (Fax)
(785) 528-3106 (TDD/TTY)
mandy.smith@rcilinc.org
http://www.rcilinc.org

Brief Description

Hours of operation: 8:00am-4:00pm Monday-Friday
Geographic area served: 23 counties in the state of Kansas

Staff

Amanda Smith, Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist, (785) 528-3105, mandy.smith@rcilinc.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Advocacy
    • This is one of our core services. We work with people of any age and any disability in 15 counties. We also cover 23 counties for the older blind program.
  • Assistive Products
    • Low tech items
  • Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
    • Offers braille transcription and production.
  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Offers training in assistive technology for people who are for blind or who have low vision.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Teaches IL skills
  • Information and Referral
    • One of our core services offered to all persons with a disability
  • Low Vision Services
    • Work with people with vision loss to allow them to be as independent as possible
  • Support Groups
    • Friends groups for persons with disabilities Visually Impaired Persons groups for those with vision loss
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Offers O&M training.
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