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      The Adult Orientation and Adjustment Center provides a curriculum for vocational rehabilitation clients of the Iowa Department for the Blind ages 17 and older to learn alternative skills for everything from cooking to computer and technology. More importantly, the program provides a platform for individuals to develop self-confidence and a truly positive attitude about themselves and their blindness.

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      Youth Transition Services

      The Iowa Department for the Blind (IDB) is dedicated to providing meaningful and high quality vocational rehabilitation services to blind and low-vision transition-age youth across the state. For more information, contact Transition Program Specialist Julie Aufdenkamp at 515-242-5768 or julie.aufdenkamp@blind.state.ia.us.

      For more information on the Orientation and Adjustment Center, contact:
      Alan Bickell
      Orientation Center Program Administrator
      (515) 281-1313
      alan.bickell@blind.state.ia.us

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