Gary Community School Corporation - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Gary Community School Corporation
Lew Wallace Building
Suite B122
415 West 45th Avenue
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 980-6305 (Local)
(219) 981-4462 (Fax)

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
Staff description: 12 full-time dually certified teachers and teachers of visually impaired children, 5 paraprofessionals, 3 part-time; various specialists available as consultants; has advisory board of parent members for overall program; uses volunteers.
Geographic area served: Gary School District and nearby communities.


Bashir Masodi, Special Education Coordinator,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assessment
    • Provides psychological, low vision, and educational assessments.
  • Counseling
    • Offers parent counseling, student counseling and guidance, family counseling.
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Assists students in securing summer and after-school employment with local businesses. Provides computer training and exposure to technology.
  • Library Services
    • Maintains large-print and braille materials depository for school-age students.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Provides low vision evaluation and follow-up. Prescribes and supplies low vision devices.
  • Recreation Services
    • Refers to camps and local recreational facilities. Offers recreational activities.
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