Visual Impairments

The Region 13 VI department aims to:

  • Provide staff development training and technical assistance to teacher of students with visual impairments (TVIs), certified orientation and mobility specialists (COMS), parents, related service personnel, braillists, and paraprofessionals who are dedicated to the education of children with a visual impairment and/or deafblindness.
  • Provide mentoring and intensive training to new TVIs and COMS.
  • Provide and maintain a resource library for TVIs and COMS in the Region 13 area.
  • Provide assistance to parents seeking information about programs and services in Region 13 related to children with visual impairments.

Texas Unified English Braille Transition Plan has been released by TEA.