Children and Youth with Combined Vision and Hearing Loss:
- experience challenges in getting information from the people and objects around them
- often need support in order to learn, communicate, and interact with the world
- may or may not have additional disabilities or health concerns
Who is Eligible for Supports?
- Vision loss can range from low vision to blindness
- Hearing loss can range from mild to profound
- Any combination of these vision and hearing losses qualifies children and youth to be registered
What does the Georgia Sensory Assistance Project do?
- GSAP provides consultation, training, and resources for educators and families of children and youth with combined vision and hearing loss from birth through 21 years of age.
- GSAP provides additional support during transition from early intervention to school services and transition from school to the community.
- GSAP has a Family Engagement Coordinator who can assist families in a variety of ways.
- GSAP is required to submit an annual count of students with combined vision and hearing loss to the Office of Special Education Programs- this helps to provide federal grant money to state projects.
How do I make a referral to GSAP?
- Visit the Referrals page of this website for information
- Contact Martha Veto (478) 751-6083 x4120 about school-age students (3-21 years)
- Contact Carol Darrah (706) 542-2433 about children in early intervention (birth-3 years)
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