Online application is highly recommended.  Please submit the completed application as soon as possible. Application deadline is January 7, 2020, a maximum of 30 students will be accepted into the program.

For program questions, please contact:

Karen Walsh-Emma, Program Director
Bureau of Blindness & Visual Services (BBVS)
8 West Market Street, Suite 200
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Phone: 570-704-9835
Fax: 570-826-2538


For application submission questions, please contact:

Autumn Spotts, Program Manager
Penn State Conferences and Institutes
225 The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
University Park, PA 16802
Fax 814-863-5190


Your local BBVS District Office Rehabilitation Counselor
Altoona: 866-695-7673
Erie: 866-521-5073
Harrisburg: 866-375-8264
Philadelphia: 866-631-3892
Pittsburgh: 866-412-4072
Wilkes-Barre: 866-227-4163

Your local PaTTAN office:

Doug Williams, Harrisburg: 717-901-2224

Jen Edgar, PaTTAN East: 610-878-7218

Greg Lazur, PaTTAN Pittsburgh: 412-826-2336