VISION SERVICES

VISION SERVICES

 
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides services for students attending local district programs who are visually impaired or blind. These include Assistive Technology Assessments and Orientation and Mobility Training. Assistive Technology Assessments are used to determine the appropriate assistive devices and/or educational technology needed to facilitate a student's learning in his/her current educational setting. Orientation and Mobility Training is provided for an individual student at the request of the local school district. This training assists students in traveling safely, efficiently and confidently in a variety of environments and develops independence and self-esteem. Individualized training is based on a student's cognitive and motor ability and geared to his or her specific vision deficit. Specialized services include: sensory and concept development with formal orientation and mobility training for younger students, training in the use of residual vision in conjunction auditory and tactual skills for partially sighted students training in street crossing and the use of public transportation for students who demonstrate age-appropriate concepts and cognitive ability and training for students who are totally blind through the use of the long cane and sight guide techniques. Call for more detailed information.
LocationNassau
Geographical AreaWestbury, New York; Town of Hempstead, New York; Nassau County, New York
 
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Bonnie Heller
Contact's Position Principal
Contact's Phone (516) 396-2600
Contact's Email bheller@nasboces.org
Physical Site Address 1 CCA
Physical Site Address 2 2850 North Jerusalem Road
Physical Site City, State, Zip Wantagh, NY 11793
Mailing Address 1 2850 North Jerusalem Road
Mailing City, State, Zip Wantagh, NY 11793
Mail Attention To CCA
Main Phone (516)396-2600
Fax (516)396-2905
Web Address www.nassauboces.org
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateJun19
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NASSAU BOCES DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
Affiliated Program: VISION SERVICES
This Service: VISION SERVICES
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Assistive Technology Training (LH-2700.0600)
Independent Living Skills Instruction (LR-3200)
Mobility Aids (LH-0600.5000)
Orientation and Mobility Training (LR-6400)
Special Education (HH-8000)
Special Education Assessment (HL-2000.8000)
Students With Disabilities (YG-8000.8000)
Visual Impairments (YF-9000)