Nevada Bureau of Services to the Blind and Visually Impaired

General Information

Nevada Bureau of Services to the Blind and Visually Impaired
1933 N. Carson Street
Carson City Nevada 1 89701
(775) 684 4040
dabraun@nvdetr.org
http://www.nvdetr.org/Rehab%20pages/blind%20services.htm

Staff

Kim Cantiero, South, Rehabilitation Manager II, kmcantiero@nvdetr.org

Mathew Dorangricchia, North, Rehabilitation Manager II, mcdorangricchia@nvdetr.org, 775 823 8102

Shelley Hendren , Administrator, Nevada State Rehabilitation Division, sghendren@nvdetr.org, 775 687 6880

Janice John, Deputy Administrator, Nevada State Rehabilitation Division, jajohn@nvdetr.org, 702 486 5230

Mechelle Merrill, Chief, Bureaus of Vocational Rehabilitation and Services to the Blind and Visually Impaired, mwmerrill@nvdetr.org, 775 684 6862

Services Offered

  • Braille and Reading Instruction
    • Offers braille instruction.

  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Offers computer training.

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides technical assistance in the use of assistive technology.

  • Counseling
    • Offers vocational evaluations, psychological testing, counseling, and guidance.

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training in orientation and mobility, braille, and the use of low vision aids. Provides independent living services for persons age 55 and over.

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Offers vocational and pre-vocational training, Business Enterprise Program (food service businesses).

  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up and training in the use of low vision devices.

  • Services for Seniors

  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides orientation and mobility training.