Vision Program - MPSED

Macon-Piatt Special Education District
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Vision Program

Available in student's home school, as well as centrally in a specific school in Decatur.  This program teaches adaptations needed for visually impaired and braille skills for the blind.  Assistive technology is a major component of this program.

Services provided by Macon-Piatt Vision Department include:

Materials Adaptation
    Braille to Print
    Print to Braille
    Enlarged Materials

Screenreading Software
    Zoomtext
    JAWS
    Kurzweil 1000

Materials requisition from Illinois Instructional Materials Center
    Braille textbooks
    Large print textbooks
    Electronic notetakers
    Manual braillewriters

For more information contact the Vision Department:

Located within Stephen Decatur
Middle School
#1 Educational Park
Decatur, IL 62526

Phone: 217-876-8054
Fax: 217-876-8003

A visually impared student works with his teacher.
335 E. Cerro Gordo Street
Decatur, IL 62522
(217) 362-3055
Fax (217) 424-3022
Hours: 7:30am to 4:00pm
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335 E. Cerro Gordo Street
Decatur, IL 62522
(217) 424-3030
Fax (217) 424-3022
Hours: 7:30am to 4:00pm
Kathy Horath
Director

Sarah Evans
Assistant Director
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