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Causes: Centers to Support the Independence of Specific Populations, Employment Preparation & Procurement, Eye Diseases, Blindness & Vision Impairments, Health, Human Services, Job Training

Mission: Rehabilitation center for the multihandicapped blind. Vari- ious life skills, orientation, mobility and vocational train ing is taught. Approximately 80 multihandicapped blind stu- dents are enrolled in extended community based services. Students are also enrolled in supported employment.

Programs: Rehabilitation center for the multihandicapped blind.

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Florida Lions Conklin Centers for the Blind has received accreditation from the National Accreditation Council for Blind and Low Vision Services (NAC). NAC is the only accrediting body that solely focuses on standards and best practices for blind and low vision services with the consumer in mind. Florida Lions Conklin Centers for the Blind has demonstrated that it meets or exceeds the standards set by NAC for delivery of blind and low vision services. The determination for accreditation is a rigorous process that involves self-examination by the organization, an on-site peer review to verify processes and procedures by a team of professionals serving in the field and a review of the findings by the NAC Accreditation Committee. NAC congratulates Florida lions Conklin Centers for the Blind on its accredited status.

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