Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority (APSEA) - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority (APSEA)
5940 South Street
Halifax, NS B3H 1S6
(902) 424-8500 (Local)
(902) 424-0543 (Fax)
maccuspiea@gov.ns.ca

Brief Description

Interprovincial agency responsible for services to visually impaired and hearing impaired children and youths in Atlantic Canada

Geographic area served: Atlantic provinces in Canada (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, New Fonndland and Prince Edward Island.
Publications: Membership newsletter published in English print and breille.

Staff

Ann MacCuspie, Director
P. Ann MacCuspie, Director of Services

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
    • Sir Frederich Fraser Resources center.
  • Counseling
    • Individual counseling; family counseling; psychological services; transition services; school placement
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Daily living skills training; braille; electronic aids; technological aids; remedial education; sensory training, orientation and mobility; counseling, resource services. Living skills; remedial education; braille; orientation and mobility; sensory training.
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Limited student employment opportunities
  • Library Services
    • Braille books and magazines; large-print books; talking book cassettes; video tapes; professional library; transciption to braille; tape recording.
  • Recreation Services
    • Afterschool programs; arts and crafts; music; bowling; goal ball; swimming; all recreational programs available in community After-school programs.
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