Catholic Charities Maine: Education Services for Blind and Visually Impaired Children - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Catholic Charities Maine: Education Services for Blind and Visually Impaired Children
P.O. Box 645
Biddeford, ME 04005
(207) 592-4760 (Local)
(207) 282-1694 (Fax)
(888) 941-2855 5416 (Toll-Free)
info@ccmaine.org
http://www.ccmaine.org/a-z-services/education-services-for-blind-and-visually-impaired-children

Brief Description

Education Services for Blind and Visually Impaired Children (ESBVIC) is a program of Catholic Charities Maine provided through funding from Maine's Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired. ESBVIC serves children with vision loss and covers the ages from birth to completion of high school. Sixteen teachers of blind and visually impaired children (TVI) cover the entire state and serve children in public or private schools as well as in home and/or pre-school settings.

Services are based on information gatherd through a combination of medical beckground and results of a Functional Vision Assessment (FVA). Students who are served by a TVI should have one of the following documents to verify the type and amount of service from a TVI--IFSP, IEP or 504 plan.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri., 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Clients served on average per year: 300
Number of staff: 19
Staff description: We employ 16 full time certified teachers for visually impaired children (TVI) along with a regional supervisor/TVI, Program Director, Administrative Assistant, and Instructional Materials Coordinator.
Geographic area served: State of Maine

Staff

Stephen Letourneau, CEO, info@ccmaine.org
Nancy Moulton, Program Director, (207) 592-4760, nmoulton@ccmaine.org

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