Illinois School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

General Information

Illinois School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
658 East State Street
Jacksonville Illinois 1 62650
(217) 479 4400
https://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=87427

Staff

Cindy Daugherty, School Development Director, Cindy.Daugherty@illinois.gov, 217 479 4404

Serena Preston, Superintendent, serena.preston@illinois.gov, 217 479 4447

Services Offered

  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology

  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides technical assistance as needed.

  • Counseling
    • Provides social evaluation, psychological testing and evaluation, individual and group counseling. Refers for other counseling/social work services.

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Provides career and skill counseling, occupational skill development, prevocational/vocational skills, job retention. Refers for and provides consultation to other agencies for other employment-oriented services.

  • Health
    • Evaluates eye health, treats eye conditions, and provides audiology therapy, general medical services, and speech therapy. Contracts, refers, and provides consultation to other agencies for other health services.

  • Health Services
    • Evaluates eye health, treats eye conditions, and provides audiology therapy, general medical services, and speech therapy. Contracts, refers, and provides consultation to other agencies for other health services.

  • Professional Training
    • Offers internship/fieldwork placement in special education and regular in-service training programs.