About VI Services

Our team includes Itinerant Teachers of the Visually Impaired (TVIs), Orientation and Mobility Specialists (O&Ms), and specially trained Para-Educators. Our dedicated staff have expertise in early intervention and early childhood special education (EI/ECSE), multiple disabilities including deaf-blindness, assistive technology, behavior concerns, and much more.   Our team provides direct instruction to students and consultative services to parents and educational staff.

Evaluation and Program Planning

  • Assessment and eligibility determination for Visual Impairment, in collaboration with IEP teams (To start the referral process go through your classroom teacher)
  • Evaluation and teaching in areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum
  • IEP development, including goal writing, identifying accommodations and modifications
  • Student-centered collaboration, working with both school and community-based service providers

 

Providing Accessible Materials, Equipment, and Assistive Technology

  • Textbooks in braille, large print, digital and/or audio formats
  • Low vision equipment including near and distance magnifiers, bold-line paper and slant boards
  • Tactile materials such as braille rulers, raised line drawings and maps
  • Selected technology developed for the visually impaired
  • Working with IEP team to create alternative instructional and assessment materials

Unique Opportunities/Events