Special Education Listserv
Subject: Blindness Skills Specialists
Source: Beth Bashore, Supervisor, Effective Practices
Intended Audience: Superintendents, Special Education Directors/Process Coordinators
Date: September 13, 2012
DESE, through the Office of Special Education, in coordination with the regional professional development centers, provides Blindness Skills Specialists to assist local school districts educating children with visual impairments. Blindness Skills Specialists consult with public schools in the identification and service planning for students who are blind. To find more information on this no-cost program, please visit our website http://dese.mo.gov/se/ep/VisualImpairment.htm and click on Blindness Skills Specialists Information.