Program Office: Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA)
CFDA Number: 84.235E
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants, Contracts, Cooperative Agreements
The program pays all or part of the cost of training in the use of Braille for personnel providing vocational rehabilitation (VR) or education services to youths and adults who are blind. Grants must be used for the establishment or continuation of projects that provide: (1) development of Braille training
materials; (2) in-service or preservice training in the use of Braille, on the importance of Braille literacy, and in methods of teaching Braille; and (3) activities that promote both the knowledge and use of Braille and nonvisual access technology for blind youths and adults through a program of training,
demonstration, and evaluation with the leadership of experienced individuals who are blind.