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Manitoba Education - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Manitoba Education
215-1181 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3G 0T3
(204) 945-7842 (Local)
(204) 945-7912 (Fax)
http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/blind/

Brief Description

Geographic area served: Province of Manitoba.

Staff

Freya Martinot, Manager of Consultants for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Freya.Martinot@gov.mb.ca

Services Offered

Services for Children

  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Vision screening program, coordinated by the school divisions with support (training, equipment loans, and repairs and data collection) from Manitoba Education, identifies, as early as possible, school age students who may have undetected vision difficulties
  • Education Services
    • provides educational support services for Manitoba students with print disabilities (blind/visually impaired, physically disabled and learning disabled).

      Provides itinerant teaching services to all visually impaired students in school districts and instructional materials and textbooks for students who are blind or visually impaired.
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