Special Programs at NCBVI


College Prep

This is an intense workshop specifically designed for high school seniors and college students who are visually impaired! They will focus on ADA information, how to access text books, hiring readers, and also have an opportunity to speak with other students with disabilities.


Work and Gain Experience in the Summer(WAGES)

Teenagers who are visually impaired gain practical work experience in career areas of their choice during a summer employment program, providing them with a more solid base for vocational planning. During this program participants will live at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.



Teenagers who are visually impaired from across the state participate in a semi-annual retreat. Activities focus on personal achievement, goal setting, communication and other life skills.


Project Independence

Children under the age of 14 who are blind and visually impaired think about career interests and practice alternative skills during this four-day summer program.


Round Tuit

This three-day summer program provides students who are blind and visually impaired and job seekers practical information and guidance regarding what it takes to get and keep a job.