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Minnesota State Services for the Blind

Cause Area

  • Computers & Technology
  • Education & Literacy
  • Media & Broadcasting
  • People with Disabilities


2200 University Avenue West #240St. Paul, MN 55114 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Communication Center of State Services for the Blind provides reading materials in alternate formats for persons who are visually or physically-impaired to provide them with the tools necessary to live a full life and achieve personal independence through access to information.


State Services for the Blind is a division of the MN Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). We provide vocational rehabilitation, promote independent living, create accessible media, and offer many other services for people who are blind or visually impaired.


Would you recommend Minnesota State Services for the Blind?
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by Jeanne B. (July 8, 2010)
I love recording books because I love literature, and this gives me a way to read more and help other people at the same time. I started to read and record books for the Minnesota Radio Talking Book network earlier this year and am in the middle of recording my second book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot. This has been the best volunteering I've ever done because it allows me to do something I love and then let it go once I'm finished. And it's also giving me opportunities to become a better reader at the same time!

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