Making the Grade Program – Services for Kids with Vision Impairement

Making the Grade Flyer - October 20 2021
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    An important program for parents of students who are blind or visually impaired in the Boston Public Schools.

    Please join the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, New England College of Optometry, and Boston Public Schools on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. EST for a virtual program called “Making the Grade.”

    Learn about best practices and resources from professionals in the community, including Teachers of the Visually Impaired (TVIs) and Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialists (COMS).

    This program is specifically designed or parents of children who are blind and visually impaired in the Boston Public Schools in the following cities, towns, and neighborhoods:

    • Allston
    • Back Bay
    • Bay Village
    • Beacon Hill
    • Brighton
    • Charlestown
    • Chinatown–Leather District
    • Dorchester
    • Downtown
    • East Boston
    • Fenway-Kenmore (includes Longwood)
    • Hyde Park
    • Jamaica Plain
    • Mattapan
    • Mission Hill
    • North End
    • Roslindale
    • Roxbury
    • South Boston
    • South End
    • West End
    • West Roxbury

    Click here to learn more and register –

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