Perkins School for the Blind
PO Box 17392
Minneapolis  Minnesota  55417-9998
United States
Primary Phone Number: 
(612) 990-3834
Fax Number: 
(866) 844-4689

Please Contact Us with Any Questions:

Heather Anderson - heather.icanconnect@gmail.com


iCanConnect is a national program with local contacts to help people stay connected with friends, family, their community, and the world. iCanConnect provides free equipment and training to people with both significant vision and hearing loss who meet disability and income guidelines.

In Minnesota, Perkins School for the Blind is responsible for iCanConnect, and works with Heather Anderson and others to provide in-state service. Contact Heather Anderson with questions about applying in Minnesota, and download an application.

People eligible for iCanConnect receive an assessment to identify solutions to support their distance communication goals. Then, participants are provided equipment and training that meets their needs. Examples include smartphones, tablets, computers, and braille devices.

See how iCanConnect is helping people with both significant vision and hearing loss to stay connected:

Yolanda Burnett and Mary Robinson smile for a picture while enjoying a baseball game Glen sits at a table with his smartphone on the table in front of him

iCanConnect Helps Michigan Woman Cultivate New Friendships and Reconnect With Old Friends

iCanConnect Helps Virginia Man Gain Independence Through His Smartphone

For general iCanConnect questions, contact Laura Vaughan, Perkins School for the Blind, 617.972.7619.

Primary Email Address: 
heather.icanconnect@gmail.com

Minnesota

Perkins School for the Blind

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iCanConnect is a national program with local contacts to help people stay connected with friends, family, their community, and the world. iCanConnect provides free equipment and training to people with both significant vision and hearing loss who meet disability and income guidelines.

In Minnesota, Perkins School for the Blind is responsible for iCanConnect, and works with Heather Anderson and others to provide in-state service. Contact Heather Anderson with questions about applying in Minnesota, and download an application.

People eligible for iCanConnect receive an assessment to identify solutions to support their distance communication goals. Then, participants are provided equipment and training that meets their needs. Examples include smartphones, tablets, computers, and braille devices.

See how iCanConnect is helping people with both significant vision and hearing loss to stay connected:

Yolanda Burnett and Mary Robinson smile for a picture while enjoying a baseball game Glen sits at a table with his smartphone on the table in front of him

iCanConnect Helps Michigan Woman Cultivate New Friendships and Reconnect With Old Friends

iCanConnect Helps Virginia Man Gain Independence Through His Smartphone

For general iCanConnect questions, contact Laura Vaughan, Perkins School for the Blind, 617.972.7619.


For more information on how to apply for iCanConnect in Minnesota contact:

Heather
Anderson
PO Box 17392
Minneapolis  Minnesota  55417-9998
United States
(612) 990-3834 (v)
(866) 844-4689 (fax)

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