Posts Tagged ‘Minnesota State Services for the Blind’

Blind and visually impaired get help mastering their cell phones

By Devin Henry © Pioneer Press, Minnesota — Janet Dickelman sat with her service dog at her feet, clicking away at the buttons on her cell phone. Across the table from her, a sales representative from AT&T was coaching her on how to use it. But Dickelman wasn’t learning how to master the complexities of modern cell phones. And she wasn’t trying to set up an e-mail account or access the Internet. Dickelman is blind. On Thursday, at the Minnesota State Services for the Blind office in St. Paul, she was learning how to make her phone work better for her needs…. READ ARTICLE

Minnesota State Services for the Blind has a job opening for a Rehabilitation Counselor

Ssee below for link to job listing. You can apply on-line and the opening closes on August 31. This SSB vacancy is now posted both internally (for bidders) and on MMB website. Attached is link to the area to pull up the job posting on MMB. It is Job Posting 09DEED000183.

Minnesota Helps China Establish Radio Reading Service

St. Paul — Minnesota State Services for the Blind’s Radio Talking Book is helping China establish its own radio reading service that will serve as many as three million blind or visually impaired persons in that country…. READ PRESS RELEASE