Professional development, library, textbooks and materials. (Ages Birth-21)
Resource Center for Visually Impaired 2A Richmond Avenue, Batavia, NY 14020
Phone: (585) 343-5385 (Option 1) Fax: (585) 344-7026
A Certified Teacher of the Visually Impaired/Orientation and Mobility Specialist is on staff to discuss instructional strategies, specific eye diseases and many other topics with teachers and other service providers, parents and family members who need to know about blindness and visual impairment. Professional services include training and consultation. Resource Center patrons can also take advantage of the special library, which circulates large print literature, adapted assessments and curricula, descriptive (voice captioned) videos for students, educational videos, and professional reference materials regarding students who are blind and visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities. Specialized instructional materials manufactured by the American Printing House for the Blind are provided free of charge to students registered with the Resource Center as legally blind through the Federal Quota program.