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Independent Living Services for Older Blind (ILOB) Ohioans

The loss of vision is a challenge faced by Ohio’s aging population, but Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) can help citizens overcome this challenge and maintain their independence. OOD’s ILOB team assist Ohioans with meeting their specific needs through providing independent living (IL) services to older individuals who are blind. OOD supports the provision of IL services, for eligible individuals to maintain independence in the community. The provision of services to support an individual’s goal of Independent Living may include:

  • Information and Referral;
  • Providing Adaptive Aids and Equipment, with Supported Training;
  • Independent Living Skills Training; and
  • Supportive Services and Rehabilitation Teaching Services.