Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
1100 West 45th Street
Austin, TX 78756-3494
(512) 454-8631 (Local)
(512) 454-3395 (Fax)
(800) 872-5273 (Toll-Free)
(512) 206-9451 (TDD/TTY)

Brief Description

The Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI) offers a broad range of educational services provides useful resources and links of national relevance, including adaptive and assistive technology; curriculum and publications; instructional and learning resources; physical education; and recreation and leisure skills.

TSBVI is a center of expertise in Texas, and offers services that reach all blind and visually impaired students in the state. TSBVI is a major source for published curriculum guides, and supports an excellent website.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Clients served on average per year: Academic Year: 160, Short-term: 120, Summer: 250
Number of staff: 350 full-time employees.
Staff description: All staff necessary to safely and productively operate a 24-hour, seven-day school.
Geographic area served: Texas.
Publications: Publications catalog


William Daugherty, Superintendent, (512) 206-9133, daughertyb@tsbvi.edu
Miles Fain, Principal, Academic Year Comprehensive Programs, (512) 206-9251, milesfain@tsbvi.edu
Cyral Miller, Director of Outreach Program, (512) 206-9242, cyralmiller@tsbvi.edu
Lauren Newton, Principal, Special Programs, including summer programs and short-term programs., (512) 206-9119, laurennewton@tsbvi.edu

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