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1Touch™ Self Defense Project

1Touch™ Benefits to Organizations

1Touch™ Project – a timely self-empowerment initiative for people who are blind and visually impaired.

1Touch™ envisions the creation of a group of certified coaches that would provide every organization with a facility for improving the independence of people who are blind/VI and help them become better integrated into society.

How can we help your Organization?

1Touch™ understands the dynamics of the blind/VI community and recognize the unique opportunity to assist the objectives of enhancing the life experience and aspirations of individuals. 1Touch™ believes that existing programs can be augmented and that 1Touch™ is in a unique position to successfully do so.

1Touch™ is confident that our services will effectively address the needs of the blind/VI community. Our goal is to enhance rehabilitation and self-reliance by means of heightened environment orientation and specially tailored personal security training. Participants will have the opportunity to train and become certified 1Touch™ Coaches and further move on to training other individuals. Some will go on to become advanced coaches and train further coaches. With ongoing 1Touch™ logistics support, this provides a realistic delivery model which empowers the VI community and provides potential self-employment for many.

1Touch™ aims to serve individuals who are VI, blind, deaf-blind, and/or multi-disabled, of all ages from children to seniors. This unique self-defense training allows people to gain in independence, confidence, and a sense of security. The program will help young and old to contribute as students in their schools and as adults in their community.

Our unique ability to provide this service and our successful track record to date makes us an invaluable partner in assisting organizations goals to help the blind/VI community. 1Touch™ looks forward to forming a mutually rewarding relationship with organizations around the world. Please visit our List of Professional References Page.

Adding this program will provide organizations with:

  • The ability to provide a key, life-enhancing service to the blind/VI community.
  • An enhanced leadership position among agencies serving this community.


Benefits to the VI Community

Individuals who gain the skills offered by this program experience:

  • Increased confidence
  • Greater health physically and psychologically
  • An enhanced sense of well-being
  • Enthusiasm/self worth
  • Improved mobility
  • Improved communication skills
  • Increased social interaction and integration
  • Greater spatial awareness, balance, and physical awareness
  • Increased employment possibilities

 

The 1Touch™ Project fully integrates with organizations in which their missions are to be the means for persons who are blind to obtain for themselves universal accessibility and full participation as citizens in whatever roles they may choose, including roles that improve economic growth.

Project goals are:

  • Integration of VI community
  • International exchange programs
  • Enhanced community awareness
  • Employment opportunity
  • Distribution of the program
  • Children’s awareness and safety programs
  • Anti-bullying
  • Confidence for the elderly
1Touch™ Project is a registered vendor of the Federal Government.
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