A photo of a very happy, five year old girl in braids, wearing rectangle pink sunglasses running and smiling in the grass.
A photo of a very happy, five year old girl in braids, wearing rectangle pink sunglasses running and smiling in the grass.
 

The Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children

Highly individualized and tuition-free educational programming focused on the acquisition of life skills for students who are visually impaired with other profound disabilities, many of whom are medically fragile. The school is dedicated to helping all students gain as much independence as possible so that they can experience positively the companionship of family, friends, and the community. The school, further, offers assistance to families and serves as a resource to the public.

Serves: Approximately 175 students annually, aged 3 – 21, from more than 200 school districts in 33 counties within the western portion of the Commonwealth.

Vital early intervention evaluation and consultation services through the TODDLER Program for families with infants and toddlers who either are or suspected of being legally blind.

Residential facilities and after-school programming to supplement and enhance the acquisition of skills taught throughout the instructional day.

Specialized instruction and support services such as occupational, physical and communication therapy; adapted physical education and aquatic physical therapy services; individualized dietary services; orientation and mobility training, and intensive nursing care.

Outreach services to provide critical information, consultation and services to students with visual impairments, school districts, intermediate units and families throughout western Pennsylvania.

Locally recognized specialists consult with staff and families, in a variety of fields such as: physiatry, psychiatry, psychology and optometry.

The Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children
201 North Bellefield Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213
Phone: (412) 621-0100
http://www.wpsbc.org

 

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The Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
100 West School House Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19144
(215) 951-4700 (V/TTY)

The Overbrook School for the Blind
6333 Malvern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19151-2597
(215) 877-0313

The Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
300 East Swissvale Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15218-1469
(412) 371-7000 (V/TTY)

The Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children
201 North Bellfield Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

(412) 621-0100
 

 

 

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