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Visual impairment schools provide specialized education and support to children and young people with various degrees of vision loss. These schools are designed to help students with visual impairments develop the skills they need to succeed academically and socially.

Some of the support provided by visual impairment schools includes:

  1. Accessible learning materials: Schools for visually impaired students provide a wide range of learning materials and resources that are accessible to students with vision loss. This includes Braille books, large-print materials, and audio books.
  2. Assistive technology: Many schools for visually impaired students provide assistive technology devices to help students with their education. These devices can include screen readers, magnifiers, and other adaptive tools.
  3. Orientation and mobility training: Visual impairment schools often provide training in orientation and mobility skills, which help students learn how to navigate their environment safely and confidently.
  4. Access to specialized teachers: Students with visual impairments may need specialized teachers who are trained in working with students with vision loss. Visual impairment schools often have teachers who are trained in Braille, orientation and mobility, and other specialized areas.
  5. Social and emotional support: Visual impairment schools also provide social and emotional support to students with vision loss. This can include counseling, peer support groups, and other programs designed to help students build relationships and develop social skills.

If you are looking for a visual impairment school for your child, you may want to consider contacting your local education authority or a national organization for the blind. They can provide you with information about schools in your area and the support they provide.

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