WOutreach student crossing street estern Pennsylvania School for Blind Children Outreach Services are available for blind or visually impaired children and youth in their school setting, home or in the community.  The program is dedicated to help parents and educators make a real, tangible difference in the quality of education of students with visual impaired throughout western Pennsylvania.


    With more than 130 years experience educating the blind and visually impaired, the School serves as a resource to provide vital information, consultation and services to visually impaired students, agencies, school districts, Intermediate Units and families throughout western Pennsylvania.
    WPSBC Outreach offers:
    Direct Services - Early Intervention home or center based
    CVI Clinic
    Vision Enhancement Center - Vision Assistive Tech Evaluation 
    Early Intervention assessment
    Direct service for visuallly impaired students in their home or district
    Lending library
    Staff development opportunities
    Consult services

    Multi-disciplinary evaluations with:

    • TVI/O&M
    • Occupational Therapist
    • Speech/Language Pathologist
    • Physical Therapist
    • Behavior Specialist
    • School Psychologist
    How the School for Blind Children can help:
    - Consultative support for planning appropriate programming
    - Functional vision evaluation or CVI Range Assessment
    - Vision Assistive Technology evaluation
    - Braille instruction
    - IEP recommendations
    - Orientation and Mobility evaluations and services
    - Independent living skills instruction
    - Program and staff development seminars
    - Multi-disciplinary evaluation
    - Learning media assessment
    - Direct service
    All resources, consultation and evaluations are provided at cost, with no additional administrative fees.
    Contact Beth Ramella, Director of Outreach Services, to learn more about our Outreach Program: 412-621-0100 ext. 379 or email: ramellab@wpsbc.org