Within our encouraging family environment, we help members see beyond their visual limits and learn to live an independent life. Our skills training, educational resources and ongoing assistance all work together to ignite a can-do-spirit that defies boundaries and fuels personal growth.
The Mission of Blindconnect is to connect blind people to other blind persons, to available services and resources, and to their community-at-large.
Nevada Public Radio was incorporated in December 1975 as an independent, non-profit corporation. KNPR signed on the air March 24th 1980. We were Nevada’s First NPR affiliate, in the early years Morning Edition and All Things Considered aired alongside classical music, jazz, bluegrass, radio drama, blues, folk music and more. In December 1980 we moved into newly constructed studios in the parking lot of Sam’s Town thanks to the generosity of Sam and Bill Boyd.
The Bureau helps individuals with vision disabilities make decisions about their future employment through evaluation and testing tailored to the participant’s needs. The program also offers counseling and training to help individuals learn to maneuver safely with confidence.