About Us Board of Education Acting Superintendent District Map Locations and Services
Directory of Schools Bell Schedules School Boundaries My Address/My School School Accountability Report Cards Independent Study Program CSASE
Business Services Communications Curriculum & Instruction Educational Technology Student Information System / Testing Educational Support Services Fiscal Services Human Resources Insurance Information Services Maintenance & Operations Nutrition Services Payroll CTE & Adult Education Special Education Student Services Transportation Warehouse/Print Shop
Registration/Data Confirmation Preschool En EspaƱol Parent Workshops Calendars Teaching and Learning Digital Citizenship Graduation Requirements Military Resources Parent Portal Stay Connected The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Williams Settlement Student/Parent Handbook Peachjar E-Flyers Data Confirmation Parent Advisory Committees California School Dashboard School Messenger
Community Information LCAP Budget Bond Construction Program Developer Fees Required Postings Honorary Diploma Stay Connected Programs School Safety and Security Information Partnerships Youth Success Week 2017-2018 OUSD Transportation Form
Staff Calendars Employee Safety Employment CSEA Chapter 370 PeopleSoft Pay Stub Online Aeries Support AESOP Canvas Login Secretary Handbook Teacher Portals Assessment Information Professional Learning Teacher Effectiveness and Support Program 21st Century Teaching and Learning

Visually Impaired Program

Laurel Elementary School
1410 Laurel St.
Oceanside, CA 92054

Visually Impaired

Program for the Visually Impaired

Our program serves the needs of visually impaired students as indicated by their Individualized Educational Programs. The majority of students attend their neighborhood schools and are served by an Itinerant Teacher of Visually Impaired.

Teachers of Visually Impaired work with the students towards the goals in their IEPs. These goals address the development and maintenance of special skills needed as a result of the visual impairment and may include one or more of the following: visual efficiency skills, Braille skills, keyboarding, computer skills, assistive technology, use of specialized equipment, orientation and mobility, self advocacy, concept development, daily living skills, pre-vocational skills, etc.

Some of the specialized equipment and materials required by the students are:

  • daily worksheets, assignments, and tests in large print or Braille
  • books in large print, Braille or on tape
  • adapted tape recorders
  • appropriate optical aids, magnifiers, CCTV
  • Braillewriters, electronic Braille notetakers, computers
  • assistive technology software and equipment
  • talking calculators, electronic dictionaries
  • special paper, pens, tactile materials
  • manipulatives for concept development
  • vision stimulation materials
  • adapted materials for daily living and functional skills