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Employment and Rehabilitation

The Employment and Rehabilitation Program is one of the primary initiatives of the NFB Jernigan Institute. The program goal is to increase the 30% employment rate of working-age, legally blind adults and to develop innovative employment interventions and model rehabilitation programs.

One of the first projects of the Employment and Rehabilitation Program is the National Center for Mentoring Excellence (NCME). The purpose of this project is to establish the first National Center for Mentoring Excellence to increase post-secondary academic success, high-quality employment, and greater community integration for the blind population. 

New!  Where the Blind Work

Interested in learning more about the types of jobs blind people have?  Unsure about the type of career you want?  Check out our Where the Blind Work pages! 

This is just the beginning for the Employment and Rehabilitation Program. Soon we will have literature packets available, and our Web site will provide you with more information about our projects. Please be patient and check back often while we continue to update and build our site.

For more information about this initiative, contact:

Mark Riccobono
Executive Director
Jernigan Institute
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
200 East Wells Street
     at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 659-9314, ext. 2357
(410) 659-5129 (Fax)
jerniganinstitute@nfb.org

Support the Employment and Rehabilitation Program through the Imagination Fund!