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Montgomery County Public Schools: Deaf and Hard of Hearing/Vision Program - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Montgomery County Public Schools: Deaf and Hard of Hearing/Vision Program
Gaithersburg Middle School
Room 2 Teacher
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
(301) 670-2250 (Local)
(301) 670-2259 (Fax)
http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-5:00 PM.
Geographic area served: Montgomery County.

Staff

Marjorie Cernitz, Vision Specialist, (301) 670-2250, Margie_Cernitz@mcpsmd.org
Susan Russell, Supervisor, Hearing and Vision, (301) 670-2250, Susan_Russell@mcpsmd.org

Services Offered

Services for Children

  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Offers training in the use of CCTVs.
  • Counseling
    • Provides support for visually impaired public school students and their families.
  • Education Services
    • Provides services, itinerant teachers, educational materials to meet students' individual needs throughout Montgomery County.
  • Preschool Programs
    • Provides services for children 0-5 at home or in school. Operates one site in Kensington specifically for visually impaired children, ages 3-5.
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