Oak Hill - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Oak Hill
120 Holcomb Street
Hartford, CT 06112
(860) 242-2274 (Local)
(860) 242-3103 (Fax)
info@ciboakhill.org
http://www.ciboakhill.org/

Brief Description

Operates satellite programs throughout the state. Classrooms are located in public school buildings with opportunity for integration with non-disabled peers throughout the school day.

Oak Hill program participants are empowered to achieve self-sufficiency. Oak Hill continues its commitment to people whose primary disability is blindness through the development of independent housing opportunities, community supports, and the vocational center.

Hours of operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Geographic area served: Unlimited area served.
Publications: Making It Happen (newsletter).

Staff

Patrick Johnson, President, johnsonp@ciboakhill.org
Ana Wittig, Vice President of Education, (860) 224-6841, wittiga@ciboakhill.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
    • Directories, menus, newsletters, brochures and catalogues.
  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Provides assistance in the use of assistive technology.
  • Counseling
    • Does social casework and offers social and rehabilitation guidance.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training with emphasis on daily living skills, personal management, behavior management, and leisure time activities.
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Provides supported employment in community.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.
  • Recreation Services
    • Offers age-appropriate activities utilizing community facilities, summer camp on shores of Long Island Sound, and greenhouse program for elderly people. Provides overall plans of service (OPs) for each adult.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides orientation and mobility training.
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