Children who are blind or visually impaired have brighter futures today than at any time in history! No longer isolated from their peers and the rest of society, children who are blind or visually impaired are fully involved in the world around them. Advances in technology make it possible for them to live, learn and play alongside their peers. Powerful laws protect their rights to education, access to their communities and other important civil rights. There have never been more excellent resources to help children who are blind and visually impaired achieve their fullest potential.
If your child is blind or visually impaired, the Blind Children's Vocational Discovery and Development Program (BCVDDP) may be able to help you, your child, and your entire family. Every year, hundreds of Texas families turn to the Children's Program for information and support to help their children grow and thrive. A Blind Children's Specialist—an expert in providing services to children with visual impairments—works with each child and family to create a Family Service Plan. The plan—tailored to the child's unique needs and circumstances—is a flexible document that will develop along with the child.