Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services
We offer training in all skills for blindness and low vision. Programs are catered to your individual needs and scheduling is flexible. Services are available in both small group and individual classes. Our multidisciplinary team will work to help you be independent and ready to return to work.
Activities for Daily Living
Our program includes hands on training in visual efficiency skills for everyday activities like housekeeping, budgeting, time management, medication management and more. This program provides techniques and training for organization and labeling, cooking, driving, reading and writing.
Adaptive Technology Training
Clients will have the opportunity to explore desktops, laptops, tablets, Braille displays, smart phones, and recording devices to determine the best fit for their technology needs. Training is available in magnification, screen reading, and dictation software
Alphapointe seeks to prepare people with vision loss for today’s workplace. Career counseling and job search assistance is available. Resume and cover letter writing and skills for networking and job interviewing are part of a typical training program.
Braille and Academics
Braille training includes functional Braille for use around the home and office as well as contracted Braille for those looking for a more comprehensive reading solution. Instruction to help current Braille readers transition to Unified English Braille is also available. Academic training includes refreshers in professional writing, on the job reading, and math skills as needed for vocational placement.
Orientation and Mobility
Learn how to navigate safely and efficiently. Our services include teaching travel skills for all environments, sighted guide, use of all forms of public transportation and preparation for guide dog school referral.
Alphapointe has the largest rehabilitation center in the Midwest and serves clients from all over the United States.