How We Help You
Since 2015, the Older Individuals who are Blind Technical Assistance Center, OIB-TAC, has been housed at the National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) located on the campus of Mississippi State University.
Funded by the Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA) under the U.S. Department of Education, the OIB-TAC provides a variety of training and technical assistance activities for agencies serving older individuals who are blind or have low vision to improve the administration, operation, and performance of their programs.
Since its inception, OIB-TAC has provided intensive technical assistance to older blind programs in the following states:
Technical assistance is provided on the following topics:
- Best practices in administration and service delivery
- Program performance and data collection, including the 7-OB report
- Financial management practices
- Community outreach
OIB-TAC staff speak from experience and are here to answer your questions!
Meet Our Staff