Oak Hill

General Information

Oak Hill
120 Holcomb Street
Hartford Connecticut 1 06112
(860) 242 2274
Eddya@ciboakhill.org
https://oakhillct.org/

Brief Description

Operates satellite programs throughout the state. Classrooms are located in public school buildings with opportunity for integration with non-disabled peers throughout the school day.
Oak Hill program participants are empowered to achieve self-sufficiency. Oak Hill continues its commitment to people whose primary disability is blindness through the development of independent housing opportunities, community supports, and the vocational center.

Staff

Barry Simon, President and Chief Executive Officer, barry.simon@OakHillCT.org

Ana Wittig, Chief Administrator and Vice President of Education, wittiga@ciboakhill.org, 860 224 6841

Services Offered

  • Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
    • Directories, menus, newsletters, brochures and catalogues.

  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Provides assistance in the use of assistive technology.

  • Counseling
    • Does social casework and offers social and rehabilitation guidance.

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training with emphasis on daily living skills, personal management, behavior management, and leisure time activities.

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Provides supported employment in community.

  • Health
    • Offers occupational, physical, and speech therapies and medical, dental, 24-hour nursing services, and numerous consultants.

  • Health Services
    • Offers occupational, physical, and speech therapies and medical, dental, 24-hour nursing services, and numerous consultants.

  • Low Vision Devices
    • Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.

  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.

  • Professional Training
    • Offers initial and ongoing training for all direct care staff, professionals, and paraprofessionals coordinated by full-time staff development specialist.

  • Recreation Services
    • Offers age-appropriate activities utilizing community facilities, summer camp on shores of Long Island Sound, and greenhouse program for elderly people. Provides overall plans of service (OPs) for each adult.

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