Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind

General Information

Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
800 W. Washington St.
Phoenix Arizona 1 85007
(602) 771 5247

Brief Description

The Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind provides a variety of programs to children and youth from birth through 21 years of age who are blind or visually impaired, or Deaf/Hard of Hearing, throughout Arizona.


Pia Benson, Southeast Regional Cooperative (SER), Director,, 520 770 3200

Kelly Creasy, Principal, Arizona Schol for the Blind,

Annette Reichman, Superintendent,

Kristen Rex, Agency Administration, Executive Director of Student Learning,, 520 770 3248

Justan Rice, Desert Valleys Regional Cooperative (DVR), Director,, 602 771 5200

Services Offered

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides consultation to preschool programs serving visually impaired children and other agencies for employment services.

  • Health Services
    • Offers low vision and initial ophthalmological examinations.

  • Low Vision Devices
    • Prescribes and supplies low vision devices

  • Professional Training
    • Provides internship/fieldwork placement in orientation and mobility, rehabilitation counseling, special education. Offers regular in-service training programs open to enrollment from other agencies.