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Virginia Department of Education Resources for Serving Students with Sensory Disabilities

Virginia Department of Education
Annual Resources for Serving Students with Sensory Disabilities
(Revised 10/2021)

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) provides information on educational services and resources to support students who are deaf and hard of hearing, blind or visually impaired, or deaf-blind on its website. The following are links to information and resources excerpted from the VDOE’s Sensory Disabilities webpage.

Guidance Documents

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Blindness and Visual Impairment

State Agencies

Technical Assistance Centers

Professional Training Programs

For questions regarding this guidance, contact Wanda Council, Education Specialist, in the Office of Special Education Instructional Services, by phone at (804) 371-4059, or email at Wanda.Council@doe.virginia.gov.