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After an application is submitted, an interview is scheduled between you and a counselor. A friend or family member may accompany you to the interview. A counselor will discuss career goals, work history, educational background, disability and the services necessary to reach an employment goal. Eligibility is based on three factors:

  • A visual impairment or blindness results in substantial impediment to employment;
  • You can benefit from services in terms of an employment outcome; and
  • Vocational rehabilitation services are necessary for you to prepare, secure, retain or regain employment.