U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: West Palm Beach Blind Rehabilitation Center

General Information

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: West Palm Beach Blind Rehabilitation Center
VA Medical Center
West Palm Beach Florida 1 33410
(561) 422 8426
http://www1.va.gov/blindrehab/

Staff

John Getz, Chief, john.getz@va.gov, 561 422 8426

Services Offered

  • Counseling
    • Assists 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

  • Support Groups
    • Holds support group meetings of blind veterans.

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