Programs

Programs

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Nevada Blind Children's Foundation provides services for students of all ages, including preschool and after-school programs. To enroll, complete the 2023-2024 intake forms through the parent portal. If your child is new to NBCF, please call (702) 735.6223 to speak with our family advocate and schedule a facility tour before registering.

 

Student Accomplishments

Check out some of the amazing things our students are doing!

Episode Three: Navigating the Road to College

April 20, 2023

Carly interviews a soon-to-be high school graduate, Kaylynn, who wants to share her advice on navigating the road to college as a student with a visual impairment.

How ‘Eye’ See It: Brailling with Alexis

January 30, 2023

Braille is so much more than a raised alphabet; it’s the key to opening doors to a brighter future for students like Alexis.

Episode Two: Connect the Dots

January 26, 2023

For National Braille Literacy Month, Carly interviews Amari on his experience learning the tactile writing system and different kinds of Braille technology.

Episode One: Thanksgiving

December 2, 2022

Carly Lamb interviews students, Jensen and Alexis on their experiences attending Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation’s annual Thanksgiving event.

How ‘Eye’ See It: My Journey Since 2017 – Carly Lamb

November 10, 2022

A lot has changed since 2017, and I was given the opportunity to share the growth I’ve achieved since then. So much has changed in my life since I wrote that article; looking back has been wild! You never really notice how far you’ve come until you turn around and see how long the road behind you is.  

How ‘Eye’ See It- Reflections of a Mother to a VI Child

October 26, 2018

Vision loss is not a forethought for many. It isn’t until it affects us or a loved one when we finally see its importance.    As a mother of a visually impaired child, my life changed after my son’s diagnosis. My son, JP, has multiple eye impairments, including glaucoma, which he’s battled throughout his 13 years of life. As his…

How a Blind Photographer “Sees” the World

August 14, 2018

How does a person with visual impairments “see” the world? An even more challenging question is – how does a person with visual impairments capture that world through the lens of a camera? Photographer Chelsea Stark was born with optic nerve damage and is considered legally blind. She has a vision capacity that allows only…

How “Eye” See It – Reflections from NBCF Board Vice President Jacob Oberman

August 3, 2018

  I have lived in Nevada since moving here a week after graduating college 15 years ago. Like many other college graduates, when I moved here, I was hungry to start a career and began working my way up the corporate ladder. I’m very fortunate as I am now a Senior Vice President with a…

How “Eye” See It – Reflections from NBCF Intern Shelby

June 26, 2018

My past few weeks interning with Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation, NBCF, have been beyond amazing. When I first accepted the internship offer in April, I was unsure of how I would handle being around children on a daily basis. I had no previous experience of working with children in this type of setting, and I…

How ‘Eye’ See It — Reflections from NBCF Student Carly Lamb

September 27, 2017

I have been a participant for the Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation (“NBCF”) since 2014 (this is my fourth year).  As of 2016, I started learning how to become a Counselor for the younger participants through the NBCF Counselor In Training (CIT) program.  Throughout the last four years, I have been involved in almost every program…