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Blind/Visually Impaired Education Services

 
A visual impairment is an impairment that, even with correction, adversely affects a child's educational performance. The term includes those children who are partially sighted or blind.
 
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Information and Resources

 
American Foundation for the Blind - The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) is a national nonprofit that expands possibilities for the more than 25 million people with vision loss in the U.S.

American Printing House for the Blind - The American Printing House for the Blind promotes independence of blind and visually impaired persons by providing specialized materials, products, and services needed for education and life.

Oregon Blind & Visually Impaired Student Fund - The Blind and Visually Impaired Student fund (BVIS) was created by the Oregon legislature when it closed the Oregon School for the Blind (OSB) September 1, 2009. It provides services for those former OSB students and continues the mission to service students who are visually impaired in the state.

Expanded Core Curriculum for Blind and Visually Impaired Students, Including Those with Additional Disabilities - The Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) is the body of knowledge and skills that are needed by students with visual impairments due to their unique disability-specific needs.

Oregon Commission for the Blind - For over 50 years, the Oregon Commission for the Blind has been an important resource for Oregonians who are blind or visually impaired, as well as their families, friends, and employers.

Blind/Visually Impaired Regional Program Contacts - List of BVI contacts by region and county.

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