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Montana Association for the Blind hosts ummer Orientation Program

By:
Aneesa Coomer

Posted at 5:37 PM, Jun 21, 2024

Throughout the month of June, the Montana Association for the Blind has been holding their Summer Orientation Program where they instruct visually impaired and blind individuals on safe mobility, adaptive equipment, and assistive technology.

In its 77th year, the program has 28 participants from across Montana with sight ranging from some residual sight to total blindness.

The program is designed for adults who have lost their vision for a variety of reasons ranging from hereditary to age-related diseases. Classes include orientation and mobility classes, as well as learning to utilize new technologies for day to day life.

The students are learning to work with a variety of accessibility technology ranging [...]

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