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Registration with Special Organizations –
All Teachers

Make sure that all appropriate students are registered with these organizations:

Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library (212-206-5400).  Classes, but not individual students, must register annually.

New York State Commission for the Blind (NYSCB) (212-825-5710), 20 Exchange Place, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10005. All students classified as legally blind should be registered with the Commission.  Ask the parent to call or write to the Commission for an application.

Bookshare (Phone: 650-352-0198 , Fax: 650-475-1066). This service is free for students with a documented visual impairment that have an IEP and attend a public school. Register students directly through the website with parental consent.

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