Program for blind adults
This can include from the age of 20 to old aged, coming from all areas of
Thailand; either totally blind or low vision, there are no limitations of gender,faiths,
Or family status and bright or slow learners are welcomed for enrollment.TCFB
Provides free training and free accommodation for residential and day trainees.
Non-verbal academic courses include reading and writing Braille in Thai and English,
Typing and general subjects.These are to be qualified by taking Governments exams
In elementary , junior and senior high levels.
The Rehabilitation courses are as such: daily living skills,handicrafte , orientation and
Mobility (traveling alone with a white cane) house chores and cooking , personal
Grooming, social etiquettes and leaderships.
Vocational training includes Thai Ancient/ Traditional Massage and Fortune-telling
The Thai Ancient/ Traditional Massage consists of theory,anatomy and practice.
After the first term of 3 month, the trainees are given a written examination as well
As massaging the instructor.If he/she passes the exam,will become an intern masseur
Practicing in the clinic of the centre where clients come for treatment under the
Supervision of the experienced masseurs. This practice takes 3 months before the final
Examination will be given.In meantime, the trainees must also practice on their
Instructor. The final exam includes analyzing 5 cases in examination paper as
Well. Massage training takes from 6 months or more according to their abilities.
Fortune telling is divided into 3 categories:telling by 7 figures,telling by astronomy
And reading Gypsy cards.Theories and practices are also needed.The length of time
For training is the same as the massage course.