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AFBAmerican Foundation®
for the Blind

Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss

About Careers in Rehabilitation and Persons with Vision Loss

Working in the field of rehabilitation allows you to help someone achieve the highest obtainable level of physical and mental health, independence, and well being after experiencing a life-altering event. The physical, emotional, and mental needs of every patient and client vary greatly, so you will need to tailor your skills to each individual. This field is recognized as specialized healthcare devoted to restoring, bettering or maintaining a person’s condition with the best results possible.

Questions: Did these stories help you decide whether going into rehabilitation would be a good choice for you? What was it that helped you make your decision? Did any of these workers participate in a paid or unpaid internship that helped them develop their job skills? What is a typical starting salary for this job?

Many articles provide a link at the end that you can use to contact the subject directly.

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