Empowering people who are blind or visually impaired in the United States and around the world to achieve sustainable independence. Since 1947.
Adjusting to life without sight is difficult. Our life skills programs include training in home management, communications, orientation and mobility, travel, assistive technology and more to help people who are blind or visually impaired live full and meaningful lives.
From working in IT and teaching assistive technology to managing an office or helping consumers with tax and credit issues, our career training programs utilize the latest technology to level the playing field for professionals who are blind or visually impaired.
World Services for the Blind now offers programs for young people who are blind or visually impaired. Current programs include College Prep, ACT Prep and the Essential Workplace Skills Series, which are open to youth aged 14 and up.
"World Services for the Blind gave me the tools I needed to start a career in IT."—J.F., WSB Grad
"One of the best parts of being at WSB is meeting other blind people who have a similar experience to mine. It's nice to get to know other people like me."—K.J., WSB Grad