SSPS:Visually Impaired

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A visually impaired child is

  • A student who is blind, has no vision, or has little potential for using vision
  • A student who has low vision

NOTE: The term visual impairment does not include students who have learning problems that are primarily the result of visual perceptual and/or visual motor difficulties.

Ages served: 3-22. Identified students may be served by the preschool program on their third birthday. They must be five 5 years old on or before September 1 to be eligible for the kindergarten program and may continue their education through the year they turn eighteen 18. Students over the age of 18 who have not met IEP objectives and/or met requirements for graduation with a standard diploma will be individually considered for continued services at the annual IEP conference based on their ability to successfully achieve program goals