Gaining Independence While Losing Your Eyesight as a Teen

NOTE: 2020 is the 100th anniversary of the Vocational Rehabilitation Program.

Levi Welsch

By: Minnesota State Services for the Blind (SSB)

“It isn’t too scary,” Levi Welsch said, when asked how he felt about the possibility of his vision loss deteriorating in the future. “I am learning skills,” he said, “and I know that Minnesota State Services for the Blind (SSB) has my back.”

Levi, who was diagnosed with vision loss in 2017, got to witness the services offered at SSB by working at the front desk as our student intern over the summer of 2019.

“I learned a [...]

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