• Program Title

    Special Education - Supplemental Services for Visually Impaired

    Purpose:

    The Special Education component for Visually Impaired (VI) Services is designed to provide training and coordinated services to educators of students, age 0 to 21, who are Visually Impaired or Deaf/Blind.

    Services:

    Technical Assistance:

    Assist districts with TEA VI Registration

    Assist districts with the Deaf/Blind Census

    Acquistion of APH materials

    Assistive Technology Loan Program

    Regional Student Outings

    Interagency Coordination

    Training:

    Staff Development

    Parent Training

    Early Childhood Interventionist Training

    Direct Itinerant Instruction:

    Orientation and Mobility Instruction

    Visually Impaired Instruction

    Assessments:

    Assistive Technology Evaluations

    Coordinate Low Vision Clinics

    Orientation and Mobility Evaluations

    ESC Contacts:

    Education Specialist - Program for Visual Impairments: Twinkle Morgan 956 984-6165

    Certified Teacher for Visual Impairments:

    Martha Bustos (Region One Edinburg Office) :       956 984-6213

    Certified Orientation and Mobility Instructors:

    Charlotte Smith (Brownsville Satellite Office)          956 504-9422

    Nora Garza (Region One Edinburg)                         956 984-6181

    Ida De La Garza (Laredo Satellite Office)                   956-795-0000

    Program Assistance:

    Criselda Hernandez: 956 984-6261


     

Last Modified on July 24, 2013