Kansas State School for the Blind
This service provider requires payment upfront : No
Phone Number: (913) 305-3015
Address: 1100 State Ave, Kansas City, Kansas 66102
Kansas State School for the Blind provides summer programs for students ages 5 -21. During June, KSSB offers several programs that help enrich the lives of students with a visual impairment across Kansas. KSSB's summer focus is around the nine areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum: Activities of Daily Living: Daily routines will develop self-care and organization skills. In addition, participants will receive instruction in preparation and cleanup of at least one meal each day. Career Exploration: Track 1 students will participate in daily Career Exploration and Pre-Vocational skills training. Track 2 participants will apply for a job shadowing program and participate in a daily work experience on the campus of FHSU or in the Hays community with a trained job coach. Orientation and Mobility: Instruction in safe, efficient and independent travel skills will be incorporated throughout the program with activities and routes designed by Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists. Recreation and Leisure: Daily activities designed to develop routines & habits in fitness, health, and will expose participants to new experiences. Social Skills/Self-Determination: Participants will learn strategies and interventions to promote greater inclusion of these critical skills for positive outcomes in the educational curriculum and post-school employment. Assistive Technology/Sensory Efficiency: Participants will utilize their current assistive technology and low vision devices to access their daily activities and will be exposed to new strategies with current devices to increase efficiency & independence across all domains.