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
http://www.asdb.az.gov

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.

Staff

Pia Benson, Southeast Regional Cooperative (SER), Director, pia.benson@asdb.az.gov, 520 770 3200

Kelly Creasy, Principal, Arizona Schol for the Blind, kelly.creasy@asdb.az.gov

Annette Reichman, Superintendent, annette.reichman@asdb.az.gov

Kristen Rex, Agency Administration, Executive Director of Student Learning, kristen.rex@asdb.az.gov, 520 770 3248

Justan Rice, Desert Valleys Regional Cooperative (DVR), Director, Justan.rice@asdb.az.gov, 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.