Visual Impairment - Great Prairie Area Education Agency

Visual Impairment

photoThe purpose of the Visual Impairments Department is to provide itinerant support, consultative, and direct services to students with a clinically diagnosed visual impairment that functionally interferes with the student's access to the educational program.

Services

Services are provided in two areas by specifically trained educators:

  • Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments - provides instruction in support of the academic and extra-curricular needs of students.
  • Orientation and Mobility Specialist - provides instruction in techniques of safe and efficient travel addressing the implications of a visual impairment on independence.

Contact

Reid Fry
Orientation Mobility Specialist
319-753-6561 Ext. 1291 Burlington Office
Reid.fry@gpaea.org

Deena Recker
Orientation Mobility Specialist
641-682-8591 Ext. 5356 Ottumwa Office
Deena.recker@gpaea.org

Kim Roozeboom
Teacher of Visually Impaired
641-672-2546 Ext. 5514
Kim.roozeboom@gpaea.org

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