• A video magnifier is used to read a document.
  • A group photo of the NRTC faculty and staff.
  • Students read braille books.
  • A vision impaired student walks through campus.
  • An exterior photo of the Industrial School.
  • A man uses a cellphone app to identify money.

Our Mission

Enhance employment and independent living outcomes for individuals who are blind or visually impaired through research, training, education, and dissemination.

The NRTC has three websites, each designed to provide information and technical assistance on specific topics

Our home page for the latest news and information about NRTC research, training, products, and more. Explore continuing education courses, research findings, topic and angency referral llinks, and other targeted resources for service providers, businesses, and persons with vision loss and their families. An interactive website for OIB service providers and administrators that facilitates training, technical assistance, and interagency collaboration to promote quality service delivery and professional support.

Our Mission

Enhance employment and independent living outcomes for individuals who are blind or visually impaired through research, training, education, and dissemination.


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 Funded by the United States Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).