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4/28/2015

Ohio’s 2015 Special Education Leadership Conference - RFPs and Nominations Accepted Now

Ohio’s 2015 Special Education Leadership Conference

Wednesday, September 30, & Thursday, October 1, 2015
Columbus Convention Center


4/2/2015

Local Braille Production Center Application - Deadline May 15, 2015

The BEST Grant collaborative partners will establish two Local Braille Production Centers (LBPC) in school districts. The establishment of these centers will expand braille production capabilities at the local school district level.  The application and information packet for district’s to apply to become a Local Braille Production Center can be found at the links below.

 


4/2/2015

New Braille Code for Students who are Blind/Visually Impaired

Districts must prepare for the new braille code for students who are blind/visually impaired. A Transition Plan and Transition Timeline have been developed to provide districts with guidance and resources for implementation.

 


3/19/2015

Clarification on Section II.5.b of the State Complaint Procedures C-5

The Ohio Department of Education (ODE), Office for Exceptional Children (OEC) is clarifying section II.5.b of the State Complaint Procedures C-5 Effective 12/12/2014.


2/23/2015

Free Currency Reader available for blind or visually impaired individuals

The Department of Treasury¹s Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is now accepting and processing applications nationwide from blind or visually impaired individuals who wish to receive a free currency reader.


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