WSSB PRESENTS “TALK O TUESDAYS” FAMILY RESOURCE NIGHT For parents of children aged birth to 5 with blindness or low vision SECOND TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH IN 2021 from 6 TO 7 PM The Washington State School for the Blind (WSSB) is hosting a virtual early childhood parent resource night every month in 2021. Our
Summer Institute will be held IN-PERSON this year. CDC guidelines will be in place with masks, small groups, outdoor classrooms, 6 feet distancing, and still a lot of fun! When: August 2-5, 2021 Where: Washington State School for the Blind, Vancouver Cost: $395, includes breakfast, lunch and lodging. *4 Scholarships are available for WA participants.
What is Blind COVID? Blind COVID is a grant funded by the Washington State Department of Health that was given to the Washington State School for the Blind. The goal of this grant was to create and find accessible resources for people who are blind, specifically in Washington, but we hope we reach other individuals
Though WSSB won't be having a summer feeding program, we are providing the following resources: Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Emergency School Meals Program (pdf) Get help buying groceries while schools are closed - P-EBT ends on the first day of school. You need to apply for P-EBT by visiting WashingtonConnection.org or by calling 877-501-2233. Your EBT
Check out some of the summer programs in the area! Please note that due to COVID-19, some or all of these programs may not be available. Summer Programs: https://dsb.wa.gov/services/youth-programs-and-workshops.shtml Overnight Skills Program (Independent Living Skills Ages 9-13 Youth Employment Solutions/Yes 1 (ages 14-15) includes career exploration, community service, daily living skills, and recreation. CANCELED YES
Youth Employment Solutions (YES 1) The current situation with COVID-19, and the potential need to continue to practice social distancing into the summer months, is impacting planning for summer youth programs like YES 1. DSB has made the decision to cancel the array of in-person Summer 2020 youth programs that have typically provided intensive career
We will be adding new resources to the resources pages of the website. Link is on the counselor page or under the Services Menu.
Stay tuned for updates!