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MedEd Connections Resource Guide: Blind and Visually Impaired (B/VI)

What Questions Should I Ask About Service Delivery?

  • Will my child be able to use his or her vision supports with peers and school professionals?
  • What supplementary aids and services are available?
  • Will the education setting reflect my child’s personal preferences and abilities, such as visual supports?
  • How often will my child have time with a teacher of students with visual impairments (TVI), speech and language pathologist (SLP), or other related service providers?
  • What are the transportation options?
  • Will my child have the opportunity to see old friends, or to make new friends?
  • What is my child’s academic level?
  • Will the school nurse be able to administer my child’s medical needs?