Rehabilitation Teaching Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

Rehabilitation Teaching Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

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Contact Information

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
Contact: John Oliveira, Region IV Acting Director
Email Address:
Phone: 617-626-7509
Alternate Phone: 617-727-5550
Fax: 800-392-6450

600 Washington Street Boston , MA 02111
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Rehabilitation Teaching


Program provides teachers to work with individuals who are blind in their living environment or at day activity site. Staff works closely with individual to develop skills using a uniquely tailored program.


Rehabilitation Teachers or Vision Rehabilitation Therapists instruct persons with vision impairments in the use of compensatory skills and assistive technology to enable them to live safe, productive, and independent lives. Skills evaluation and instruction occurs in the home, assisted living facilities, long term care facilities and on job sites. Specialized teaching services, including some fairly simple devices and techniques, can improve an individual who is legally blind's quality of life. Services are planned and provided on an individual based on the person's needs, interests and aptitudes. 

Service Types

  • Adult Day Health
  • Case Management
  • Disability Awareness
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law
  • Financial Assistance
  • Homemaker Services
  • Job Counseling
  • Job Placement
  • Skills Training

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • Blind
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Visual Impairment

Ages Served

  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Medical Needs
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information