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2017 Guidelines and Standards for Educating Students with Visual Impairments

The new guidelines and standards are now available for download in PDF and DOCX formats. Spanish versions in PDF and DOCX.

Download Braille Books

From the TSBVI card catalog you can now search for books by name or braille format (contracted/uncontracted), braille translator extension (abt, brf, or dxb), or braille translator name (Braille2000 or Duxbury). And, you can search for UEB books - we will have some up by the new year. 

Go to the TSBVI card catalog and search for "dogs brf uncontracted".  Help is available at Help with braille files

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Recruiting Academic Students who Want to Build Their Graphic Literacy Skills

Do you have a student who is doing math at the 5th to 7th grade level who can benefit from systematic instruction in using graphics to gather information to solve math problems? As a TVI, are you looking for strategies to teach your students so they are efficient consumers of graphics?

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The Spectacle: 2016-17

Read the latest issue of The Spectacle, a TSBVI newsletter for parents which summarizes the previous school year. The newsletter is available for download in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF format.

Team USA at the 2017 IBSA Goalball World Youth Championships in Hungary!!

Photo of Boys USA Goalball Team

Final Results

Men: 1. USA 2. Brazil 3. Russia 4. Hungary 5. Poland 6. Israel 7. Sweden 8. South Korea 9. Germany 10. Spain

Women: 1. Australia 2. Russia 3. Brazil 4. Germany 5. USA 6. Israel 7. South Korea 8. Hungary 9. Spain

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Watch Live: Goalball USA Youth Teams in Hungary for World Championships

Nine youth goalball athletes are competing at the 2017 IBSA World Youth Games, July 3 - 7th 2017.

The results so far: The Boys USA team beat Russia 12-2, and the Girls USA team won vs. Spain 7-3 !! View the current scores and schedules or watch the games Live !!

Graduation 2017

The TSBVI 2017 Graduation Ceremony will take place at 2:00 PM on Thursday, June 1st in the Goodenough Auditorium, located in the Fine Arts Building, 1100 W. 45th Street. If you are not able to attend, you can watch the ceremony on our school's Live Video Stream.

May 24th Music Concert

The TSBVI Music Dept would like to invite you all to our evening music concert Wednesday, May 24th in the Fine Arts Auditorium 7-9pm.

Check Out the Latest International Lion Club Magazine's Shout Out TSBVI!

The May 1, 2017, issue of the International Lion Club Magazine contains a 6-page article on TSBVI that is sent to all members of Lions Clubs around the world! Read the full story here.

We are pleased to announce that H-E-B has begun offering talking prescription labels at four of its pharmacies for customers who are blind or visually impaired. H-E-B is working with Disability Rights Texas and American Council of the Blind of Texas to offer this service and will also be working with these organizations on future plans for this technology.

Up-to-date listing of all participating pharmacies

The talking labels are currently being offered at the following HEB locations:

San Antonio Locations

Austin Locations

H-E-B is using the ScripTalk talking label system manufactured by En-Vision America.