Arkansas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

General Information

Arkansas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
2600 West Markham
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 296 1810

Brief Description

The Arkansas School for the Blind (ASB) is an academic and specialized school serving students who are blind and visually impaired ages birth through grade 12. On-campus classes for residential or day students begin with pre-School and end with twelfth grade graduation. Regular academic and specialized education including the Expanded Core Curriculum for the Visually Impaired Student is taught by teachers who are certified in the core academic areas as well as in Teaching the Visually Impaired Child. An Infant Toddler Program begins with birth through age three with teachers traveling the state to bring educational activities to very young children, their parents, day care/schools and caregivers. ASB is fully accreditated by the State of Arkansas and the North Central Association.


James Caton, Superintendent,, 501 296 1810

Shelli Hardman, Director, ASBVI Birth to Three Program/Parent Resource Center,

Jena McDonnell, Director, Instructional Resource Center,

Services Offered

  • Professional Training
    • Offers internships, technical assistance and in-service training programs, internship/fieldwork placement in orientation and mobility, local and statewide in-servicing annually.