• Picture of Braille and print that says Region One Services for Students with Visual Impairments

     
     

    Purpose

    Services are designed to support students with visual impairments so that they may receive an educational experience equal to their sighted peers, in order to gain academic excellence and, as a result, become successful in a variety of environments and contributing members of society.

    Services

    Technical Assistance:

    • Assist districts with VI/Deafblind programming
    • Assist districts with TEA VI Registration
    • Assist districts with the Deaf/Blind Census
    • Acquistion of APH materials
    • Assistive Technology Loan Program
    • Interagency Coordination

    Training:

    • Staff Development 
    • Parent Training
    • Early Childhood Interventionist Training

    Direct Itinerant Instruction:

    • Orientation and Mobility Instruction
    • Visually Impaired Instruction

    Assessments:

    • Provide technical support for assistive device considerations
    • Check out test kits specific to students with visual impairments

Contacts

  • Picture of Martha Bustos, Susie Andrews, and Nora Garza
     
     
     
    Education Specialist - Program for Visual Impairments
    Susie Andrews
    956-984-6165
    sandrews@esc1.net
     
    Teachers for the Visually Impaired
    Martha Bustos Guzman
    956-984-6213
     
    Orientation and Mobility Instructors
    Nora Garza
    956-984-6181
     
     
    Program Assistant
    Ruben Cervantes
    956-984-6261
     
     
     
Last Modified on August 8, 2022