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A student traces the word “be” with her finger.Staff from the Nebraska Center for the Education of Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired provides consultative, advisory, and technical assistance services for students, families, educators, local education agencies, and educational service units on a statewide basis. These services include:

  • Assist parents and local educational agencies in assessing a child’s needs and make appropriate educational recommendations
  • Facilitate student-family networking
  • Provide classroom, community and/or home observations
  • Provide ongoing support and information for students, parents, and educators
  • Work cooperatively with parents, local school district personnel and others to implement appropriate educational programs and services
  • Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings
  • Assist with technology problem solving and information about the latest technology developments.
  • Participate in individual education planning meetings
  • Assist with the Reauthorization of Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Nebraska Rule 51
  • Provide specialized services for students with blindness, visual impairments and multiple disabilities

 

Call us toll free at 1-800-826-4355 or email Tanya Hilligoss at thilligoss@esu4.net for additional information, or to request consultative services.