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Direct Services - Ages 3 to High School

Preschool Services - Ages 3 to 4

All referrals for preschool age children are made through the child's local education agency.  The consultant provides suggestions or instructional strategies and adaptations of materials, as well as training and assistance with functional vision/functional literacy assessments.  Observations and in-services can be arranged.

Evaluations and Assessments

Certified professionals are available to conduct specialized diagnostic assessment and evaluation in home, educational, and community environments.  Assessment topics include:

  • orientation and mobility (O & M)
  • assistive technology
  • functional vision
  • learning media and literacy
  • early childhood development

The following are fee-for-service programs:

Direct Services for Blind/Low Vision

Certified professionals are available to provide direct services to students in their local schools.  O & M direct services are also available.

Consultative Services

The school-age consultant provides consultative services to local education agencies and teachers of the blind/low vision students from grades kindergarten through high school.  The consultant provides suggestions for instructional strategies and adaptations of materials, as well as training and assistance with functional vision/functional literacy assessments.  Observations and in-services can be arranged.  To apply for Outreach and Related Services, please click on the application below:

Outreach Request for Services Application

Moblie Assistive Technology (MAT) Lab

The mission of the MAT Lab is to provide quality services that encourage Indiana students who are blind or have low vision to be independent in accessing information in educational, employment, and recreational environments through the use of assistive technology devices.  This program offers assistive technology evaluation, consultation, and recommendations.  To apply for MAT Lab services, click on the application below:

MAT Lab Application

Evaluation and Assessments

Certified professionals are available to conduct specialized diagnostic assessment and evaluation in educational, and community environments.  To apply for Outreach and Related Services, please click on the application below:

Outreach Request for Services Application

Orientation and Mobility

Certified O & M Specialists are available to evaluate any student identified with a visual impairment.  To apply for O & M services, please click on the application below:

O & M Request Application

Questions may be directed to Cara Kennett, Director of Outreach, at (317) 253-1481, ext. 221.

Support Services - Ages 3 to High School

L.E.A.D.S.

Formerly Short Course, L.E.A.D.S offers quarterly workshops focusing on Expanded Core Curriculum areas.  To find out more information go to the L.E.A.D.S. page.

Workshops

Annual workshops are held for professionals and paraprofessionals throughout the state.  In addition, smaller workshops/presentations can be scheduled to serve a specific population.

Questions may be directed to Cara Kennett, Director of Outreach, at (317) 253-1481, ext. 221.