Mission: To empower those with vision loss to achieve their goals and aspirations…Alphapointe provides youth development, services, resources and opportunities to visually impaired/blind children and youth in our community ages 6-21. This programming is essential for them to be able pursue higher education, gainful employment, and independent living at home and in their communities. Youth are from Kansas & Missouri and represent the entire metropolitan area; serving 250 annually. Programming includes: Expanding Youth Experiences, Adventure Camp, Technology Camp, Summer Transition Employment Program, & College Prep. We seek to instill confidence and independence, while preparing youth to navigate in a world without sight; ensuring all youth with vision loss have the skills & training needed to succeed not only in K-12 but into adulthood. Our continuum of programming support a complete variety of needs, from physical & emotional, to educational, occupational and vocational.
by: Diana Castillo