Ministry of Education
Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch

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School Age Services

Vision Resource Services and Outreach Programs provide:

  • Functional vision assessments.
  • Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) Range assessments.
  • Consultation and assessment to determine appropriate learning media; braille, large print, and/or auditory.
  • Recommendations in programming for braille and other tactile formats as a learning media.
  • A written report providing recommendations for educational programming including transitions when applicable.
  • Assessments to determine eligibility to obtain SEA (Special Equipment Amount), Ministry of Education Special Grants for Adaptive Equipment needs.
  • Consultation to determine the need for Orientation & Mobility.
  • Interpretation (for school purposes) of reports regarding student’s vision, and interpretation of optometric and ophthalmological reports.
  • Attend meetings and/or case conferences when requested.

To request these services, click here for referral package.