The Iowa Department for the Blind supports and encourages independent living and full participation in life ‘ at home, at work and in communities.The Iowa Department for the Blind helps educate, train and empower blind and low vision individuals to pursue lifelong goals. With offices in Des Moines and field staff operating statewide, the Department is committed to three goals:
‘To improve skills so the blind and low vision may obtain or retain competitive employment throughout Iowa.
‘To increase confidence and independence in all aspects of daily life.
‘To improve access to information, activities and opportunities.