Our BVI team includes itinerant Teachers of the Visually Impaired (TVIs), Orientation and Mobility Specialists (O&Ms), specially trained Para-Educators and a Braillist. Our dedicated staff have expertise in early intervention and early childhood special education (EI/ECSE), multiple disabilities, assistive technology, and much more. Together, we provide a wide range of services including:
Evaluation and Program Planning
Teaching Compensatory Skills
Providing Accessible Materials and Equipment
Orientation and Mobility Services: Safe, Efficient, and Independent Travel
Other Programs and Unique Opportunities
Assistive Technology services, including Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), are available for any student already enrolled at and receiving services from Columbia Regional Program. To find out more, talk to the CRP service provider already working with your student or visit the AT program homepage.
The Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) presents Camp Abilities, a one-week developmental sports camp for youth who are visually impaired or blind ages 8 to 15 years old. Camp Abilities Oregon is hosted on Willamette University’s campus in Salem, July 23rd-July 29th. Contact Stacey Gibbins for more information.
CRP's goalball athletes practiced diligently in the weeks leading up to the statewide goalball tournament on March 11. Congratulations to the players, who beat some tough competition to win second place!
Click here to view a video and slideshow from the tournament!