Santiago, Dominican Republic
Disabilities And Special Needs
You may be able to combine any of the Service-Learning Experiences below with an ISA Academic Program.
Institute for the Blind
This educational institute in Santiago, Dominican Republic provides much needed social services to adults who are blind or visually impaired. This organization empowers economically disadvantaged and often marginalized members of society by equipping them with the tools they need to live independently. Services include training in Braille, support in developing micro-enterprises, medical treatment and a support system to help foster independence. Participants may help with the instruction and therapy of students to empower them to complete their daily activities independently.