Deaf/Hard of Hearing & Blind/Visually Impaired Programs Overview
Hearing and/or vision loss, whether permanent or fluctuating, can adversely affect a child's performance in school. Deaf/Hard of Hearing (D/HH) and Blind/Visually Impaired (B/VI) programs include assessments and habilitation of hearing and/or vision loss. The goal is to provide special education instruction and related services to help the educational, communicative and social functioning of these students.
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D/HH & B/VI Programs & Services
This program provides comprehensive audiological services to children ages birth to 21 who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as to their families and school personnel. The program involves working closely with students, parents and school personnel to ensure the most appropriate educational environment for these students.
Our spectrum of Auditory/Oral services are designed to meet the specific needs of the students, families and local school districts. We work in collaboration with resident districts for services for Birth through kindergarten. Students become members of a regular class with typical peers while also receiving individual support. These services prepare students to successfully transition to their neighborhood school.
Blind/Visually Impaired Teaching Services
The Blind/Visually Impaired (B/VI) Teaching Program provides services to children ages 0-21 who have been medically diagnosed as having visual impairment. The B/VI Teacher is responsible for providing, in collaboration with the student's IEP team, consultation and/or direct services to students whose visual functioning interferes with educational performance.
Deaf & Hard of Hearing Teaching services ensure a professional team is available to provide quality instruction and support for the educational process for students ages birth to 21 who are deaf or hard of hearing/DeafBlind. The goal is to help these students to reach their academic potential within the regular education setting.
Intervener services are available for children ages birth to 21. The intervener provides services for Deaf/Hard of Hearing and visually impaired students who are integrated into regular education and supported educational settings. Intervener services are available for after school events.
Sign Language Interpreter Services
Sign Language Interpreting services are available for children ages birth to 21. The Educational Sign Language Interpreter provides services for deaf and hard of hearing students that are integrated into regular education and supported educational settings.
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Signing Education Assistant Services
Signing education assistants are available for children ages birth to 21. A Signing education assistant provides support to the teacher by performing such duties as: implementing instructional plans as directed by the teacher, preparing class schedules, organizing learning materials, and providing communication access via Sign Language.