What Makes AIS Teachers of the Blind and Vision Impaired Exceptional?
- AIS Vision Service Providers are highly qualified, trained, and certified specialists who provide services to develop the independence of individuals who have visual impairments. Many of our Services Providers are dually certified as Teachers of the Visually Impaired and as Orientation & Mobility Instructors.
- AIS provides ongoing support to Service Providers through individual mentorship, consultation, and trainings to ensure quality services are provided to each student.
- AIS focuses on superior team collaboration that ensures the unique and diversified compensatory skills are considered and met for each student.
What are our roles in your School?
- AIS contracts with public and private schools as well as organizations to provide direct instruction, consultation and vision specific assessments for school-aged students and families (Pre-K to 12th grade) and adults in a variety of settings.
- AIS Service Providers work within a team setting to ensure student goals are met through the Individualized Educational Plans (IEP's), Transition Plans, and Individual Service Plans (ISP's).
- AIS provides support and explicit instruction in the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) for students who have visual impairments.
- AIS participates in transition planning and collaboration with IEP teams and state agencies for post-secondary transitions.
- Consult services for students
- Professional development and trainings for staff or teachers
- Assistive Technology Assessments and troubleshooting
- Certified Braille Transcription
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