Special Education Service Agency
3501 Denali Street
Anchorage, AK 99503
Local Telephone: (907) 334-1300
TDD/TTY Telephone: (907) 563-8284
Patrick Pillai, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrea Story, Education Specialist, Vision Impairment, email@example.com
Brenda Jager, Education Specialist, Vision Impairment
Geographic Area Served: Alaska.
Braille and Reading Instruction
Offers braille instruction.
Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
Provides training in activities of daily living; braille; handwriting; typing; use of assistive technology such as video magnifiers, Optacon, electronic mobility aids; home management; sensory training; rehabilitation teaching in student's home and community, sensory training.
Provides instruction in all developmental areas, parent and teacher training, and consultant services to other programs. Accepts deaf-blind, mentally challenged, other multiply disabled students, ages 3-21. Offers a special blind program, college preparation, academic, vocational and skills development programs. Itinerant staff delivers on-site services statewide to local districts. Provides instructional materials for students who are blind or visually impaired in Alaska.
Provides career and skills counseling, consultation to other agencies, and pre-vocational evaluation. Refers for other employment services.
Libraries/Alternate Media and Learning Resources
Maintains a library of books, videos, software, assessments, journals, equipment.
Travel/Orientation and Mobility
Provides orientation and mobility training.