Blind or Visually Impaired Programs

Provided by: Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority - AKA: APSEA

Service Description

Provides support to pre-school and school-aged children with vision loss. 

Services offered include:
  • Itinerant teachers that can provide either direct or consultative services
  • Working directly with schools to provide additional support
  • Assessments and evaluations of function vision and braille/literacy

Information

Eligibility:
Students * Ages 0-21 years * Diagnosis from a licenced eye specialist within the last 12 months * Reduced or variable visual activity due to eye condition, environmental factors or visual fatigue or limited ability to visually access the full range of program-appropriate media and materials
Fees:
No fees
How to Access:
Complete and return Referral Service Form * Contact Halifax office or the PEI APSEA Provincial Supervisor with any questions about services
Documents Required:
Copy of most recent eye report
Program Hours:
Program hours vary
Program Phone Numbers:
Language:
English
Coverage Area:
Prince Edward Island * Nova Scotia * New Brunswick * Newfoundland and Labrador

Service Locations & Contact Info

    • 5940 South Street, Halifax, NS B3H 1S6
      • Coverage Area:
        Prince Edward Island * Nova Scotia * New Brunswick * Newfoundland and Labrador
      • Disabilities Access:
        Unknown
      • Mon:9am - 5pm
        Tue:9am - 5pm
        Wed:9am - 5pm
        Thu:9am - 5pm
        Fri:9am - 5pm
    • General Inquiries
      Voice/TTY
      902-424-8500