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Program: Resource Services and Outreach Programs  
Organization: Ontario. Ministry of Education
Phone Numbers: 905-878-2851
Toll-Free: 1-866-906-1192
TTY: 905-878-7195 or 1-866-906-1193
Provincial Schools Branch
255 Ontario St S
Milton, ON
L9T 2M5
Intersection: Ontario St S and Derry Rd
Location: Milton
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Service Description: Family education outreach services for children with a hearing loss or vision loss as well as support for district school boards

Preschool Home Visiting Program - In home, family focused programming provided to families of deaf/hard of hearing children (birth to school age) * program delivered by certified teachers registered with the College of Teachers who have a specialty in deaf education with additional training in early intervention methodologies * all communication options are supported * referrals accepted from parents, audiologists, physicians, and other educators

Educational Consultation to School Boards - Consultants visit school board in Ontario and may visit with students, teachers, administrators and educational support personnel regarding a range of topics

Blind/Low-Vision Resource Program - Resource consultants assess the learning environment of blind/low-vision students and make recommendations

Deafblind Resource Program - Resource consultants assess the learning environment of deafblind students and make recommendations

Fees: None
Application: Referral process according to eligibility
Eligibility / Target Population: Deaf/hard of hearing, blind/low vision and deafblind infants, pre-school aged and school-aged children and their families * district school boards
Languages: English * French * American Sign Language (ASL)
Language Notes: French reception, programs, publications, and website
Area Served:
See Also: Blindness and Impaired Vision
Children and Youth with Disabilities
Deafness and Impaired Hearing

This information was last completely updated on January 10, 2019

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