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Overbrook School for the Blind

Map6333 Malvern Ave.
Phila., PA 19151
215-877-0313
    Categories:
  • Early Intervention & PreSchool
  • Education
  • Vocational

Description:

Early intervention for children birth to age 3 & educational programs for children ages 3-21 who are blind or visually impaired.

Additional Information:

Disabilities Served: Visual impairment / blind
County: Philadelphia
Location (state-county): PA-Philadelphia
Services Offered: Vocational Training
Grades or ages of school: Ages 3 - 21
Paid Blurb 2015-2016: no
Paid Blurb 2016-2017: no
Update 2015-16: yes
Update 2016-17: no
Transportation provided: no
Tuition structure: FAPE
Adaptive tech used: Computer systems have screen reading capabilities, screen magnification programs, scan / read stations, refreshable Braille displays, CCTV hookups
Learning strategies/therapies utilized: braille, large print, speech output
Support services/therapies offered: Orientation & Mobility, and Audiology;Low Vision Clinic
Support services: Occupational therapy
Physical therapy
Speech therapy
Extracurriculars offered: Aquatic center, mixers, compete within Eastern Athletic Association for the Blind (EAAB)
Extracurriculars offered: Music
Sports
Specific learning strategies, support services or vocational programs not listed above: Residential, Summer program
Paid Blurb 2016: no
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