Itinerant Teaching and Consulting staff provide direct instruction and technical/consultation services to children who are blind/visually impaired or deaf/hard of hearing students who attend their resident school district in Northeast Ohio.
Audiological services include guidance, fitting, troubleshooting and maintenance of FM equipment for students with hearing and processing concerns. The audiologist arranges and interprets if students need testing, and IEP guidance and writes ETR writing for students with diagnosed hearing loss.
- 35 school districts served with Deaf/Hard of Hearing services
- 295 plus Deaf/Hard of hearing students served annually by an HI Teacher or Audiologist
- 45 plus school districts served with Blind/Visually Impaired services
- 250 Blind/Visually impaired students served annually
- 18,000 braille pages produced annually
- 8,000 graphics for blind produced annually
- Functional Low Vision Assessments available to help modify classroom environments and make recommendations for appropriate adaptive devices and technology for students with visual impairments
- 30-40 students with visual impairments served annually by a certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist by teaching skills needed for independence in classroom, school building and outdoor environments
- Rehabilitation Specialist works with students with visual impairments to improve skills in the expanded core curriculum. Services include consultation with classroom teachers to adapt lab classrooms, equipment and to teach daily living skills as indicated by the IEP
- Braille and Assistive Technology taught by licensed teachers of the visually impaired as required by the IEP
- Certified Braillest and Aides provide adaptive materials for students with visual impairments so the core curriculum can be assessed