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Royer-Greaves School for Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Royer-Greaves School for Blind
118 South Valley Road
Paoli, PA 19301-1444
(610) 644-1810 (Local)
(610) 644-8164 (Fax)

Brief Description

Approved Private School for Special Education.

Hours of operation: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Staff description: Teachers duly certified for mental and/or physical handicap as well as vision impairment. 24-hour staffing.
Geographic area served: Unlimited.
Publications: Newsletter.


Vicky Mayer, Assistant Executive Director
Vincent McVeigh, Education Supervisor/Director
Jan Potts, Executive Director, (610) 644-1810,

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Employment/Job Training
    • Provides pre-vocational evaluation and training. Contracts with sheltered workshops. Operates adult training facility.

Services for Children

  • Braille and Reading Instruction
    • Offers braille instruction.
  • Counseling
    • Provides individual assessment, psychological testing and evaluation, counseling, mobile therapy, person-centered planning, occupational therapy evaluation and consultation.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides instruction in daily living skills, personal management, braille, listening skills, orientation and mobility including pre-cane, remedial education, sensory training.
  • Education Services
    • Provides education and training for children and adults who are visually impaired and may be profoundly developmentally disabled.

      Provides ungraded instruction of multiply disabled blind pupils, including orientation and mobility, occupational therapy, life skills, adaptive physical education, specialized academics, braille/pre-braille, pre-vocational skills, music therapy, community life.
  • Recreation Services
    • Offers arts and crafts, swimming, scouting, music, horticulture, pet program, athletics, music, and community outings.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides orientation and mobility training.
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