U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Puerto Rico Blind Rehabilitation Center

General Information

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Puerto Rico Blind Rehabilitation Center
VA Medical Center
San Juan Puerto Rico 1 00921-3201
(787) 641 7582 ext: 21143
https://www.caribbean.va.gov/services/blind.asp

Staff

Maria Nevarez, Director, maria.nevarez@med.va.gov

Services Offered

  • Counseling
    • Assists individuals in making an emotional and behavioral adjustment to blindness through individual counseling sessions and group therapy meetings.

  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Offers a variety of skill courses designed to help blinded veterans achieve a realistic level of independence. These skill areas include orientation and mobility, communication skills, activities of daily living, manual skills, visual skills, computer access training and social/recreational activities.

  • Services for Seniors

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