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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Puerto Rico Blind Rehabilitation Center - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Puerto Rico Blind Rehabilitation Center
VA Medical Center
10 Casia Street
San Juan, PR 00921-3201
(787) 641-7582 21143 (Local)
(787) 641-4569 (Fax)

Brief Description

Geographic area served: Puerto Rico.

Staff

Maria Nevarez, Director, maria.nevarez@med.va.gov

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Counseling
    • Assists individuals in making an emotional and behavioral adjustment to blindness through individual counseling sessions and group therapy meetings.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Offers a variety of skill courses designed to help blinded veterans achieve a realistic level of independence. These skill areas include orientation and mobility, communication skills, activities of daily living, manual skills, visual skills, computer access training and social/recreational activities.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides orientation and mobility training.
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