SE–Deaf and Hard of Hearing; Blind and Low Vision Resources

Deaf and Hard of Hearing; Blind and Low Vision Resources

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

We currently provide students who are deaf or hard of hearing with tools/services to enhance their educational experience. Such services/tools may include the following:

  • sign language interpreters
  • listening and spoken language instruction
  • support in the classroom
  • self-advocacy instruction
  • academic intervention
  • consultation with our deaf and hard of hearing teacher
  • appropriate hearing assistive technology such as FM systems and sound field systems

Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Blind and Low Vision

Students who are blind or have low vision receive tools/services which may include the following:

  • braille instruction
  • instruction in using functional vision
  • self-advocacy instruction
  • consultation with a blind and low vision teacher
  • large print, braille, and digital materials as needed
  • access to slant boards, magnification devices, text to speech programs
  • other tools to enhance their best vision at school.

Resources for Blind/Low Vision

  • National Federation of the Blind –
  • American Foundation for the Blind –
  • Blind Babies Foundation –
  • Dr. Gordon Dutton about Cortical Vision Impairment –
  • Great site for ordering CVI friendly items that light up for maximum visibility –
  • Dr. Lilli Nielsen’s books, videos and equipment –
  • Raises awareness of CVI, offered resources, Apps, and more –
  • Texas School for the Blind Outreach and a wealth of information in all areas of Blindness and Visual Impairment –,
  • A project of Perkins School for the blind to help parents of young children with visual impairments –
  • Perkins School for the Blind products, general information, trainings and webinars. Infants, all ages through CVI and transition –
  • Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired.  Programs, links and Outreach to students in the state of Indiana.  Includes announcements about summer programs and services for Public School students –