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for agencies promoting independence, community involvement, and well-being for older individuals who are blind.

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  • OIB-TAC Position Open

    The OIB-TAC is accepting applications for Project Director. The director will serve as the Principal Investigator of the Older Individuals who are Blind Training and Technical Assistance Center (OIB-TAC) grant.

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  • Older Americans Month 2018

    Older Americans have been recognized and celebrated in the month of May since 1963. The theme for 2018 is "Engage at Every Age." Check out the promotional materials from the Administration for Community Living. 

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Does your consumer want to download a book to play on a smartphone or braille device? Check out BARD (Braille and Audio Reading Download) from the National Library Service at

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Funding Statement

The Older Individuals who are Blind Technical Assistance Center is a development of the National Research & Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University, focused on agencies serving older individuals who are blind (OIB). This grant (#H177Z150003) is funded by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) under the U.S. Department of Education.