Blind/Visually Impaired

Description:

Collaborating with area districts to identify students (birth - 21) with significant visual impairments in order to address the educational needs of the student.

 

Services by Teacher of the Blind/Visually Impaired:

  • Obtaining and reviewing medical eye reports.
  • Assessment.
  • Provide direct/indirect service.
  • Make the learning environment accessible.
  • Educating the team about the student's needs.
  • Attend vision appointments when requested. Refer transition age student (14 +) to State Services for the Blind.

Contact:

Sandy Gorham
Teacher of the Blind/Visually Impaired

(507) 429-3757

 

Terri Kersting
Teacher of the Blind/Visually Impaired

(507) 429-1436

 

Resources:

Family Connect.org
Perkins Scout
AFB (American Foundation for the Blind)
Texas School for the Blind
Wonder Baby
Pacer Center
Hadley.edu
Little Bear Sees (cortical visual impairment)
NAPVI.org (National Association of Parents of Children with Visual Impairments)
For specific questions, contact one of HVED's Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired.