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Council of Schools for the Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Council of Schools for the Blind
Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
7725 N. College Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46240-2504
(317) 253-1481 (Local)
https://www.cosbvi.org/

Brief Description

The Council of Schools for the Blind (COSB) is an organization whose members are the day and residential schools for children who are blind or visually impaired throughout North America. Each member school is represented by the lead administrator of the school, or his or her designee. COSB is a resource for the administrator and the school on management issues as well as on issues related to blindness.

COSB schools develop and offer model programs; follow promising practices; serves as resource centers; establish and maintain regional links with teacher training programs; and offer extensive outreach services. COSB holds an annual COSB Institute for administrators.

Geographic area served: North America.

Staff

Jim Durst, President, jdurst@isbvik12.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Information and Referral
    • Serves as an information clearinghouse and advocate for areas of interest relating to residential schools for blind and visually impaired persons.

Members

Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind

Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind

Arkansas School for the Blind

Blind Children's Learning Center

Blindness: Learning in New Dimensions, Inc.

Braille Institute of America, Inc.

California School for the Blind

Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind

Georgia Academy for the Blind

Governor Morehead School

Idaho Educational Services for the Deaf and the Blind

Illinois School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Indiana School for the Blind

Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Kansas State School for the Blind

Kentucky School for the Blind

Lavelle School for the Blind

Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired

Michigan Department of Education Low Incidence Outreach

Minnesota State Academy for the Blind

Mississippi School for the Blind

Missouri School for the Blind

Montana School for the Deaf and Blind

Nebraska Center for the Education of Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

New York Institute for Special Education

New York State School for the Blind

North Dakota Vision Services/School for the Blind

Ohio State School for the Blind

Oklahoma School for the Blind

Overbrook School for the Blind

Perkins

South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

St. Joseph's School for the Blind

Tennessee School for the Blind

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

The Maryland School for the Blind

Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind: Utah School for the Blind

Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind

Washington State School for the Blind

West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind

Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children

Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired

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