MISSISSIPPI SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND

Learning Without Limits!

Welcome

Mississippi School for the Blind is a fully accredited elementary and secondary program (PK-12) designed to focus on the unique learning needs of children and youth with visual impairments or blindness, including those with additional disabilities. Every student receives instruction and guidance from teachers and staff who have been specially trained to work with children and youth with visual impairments.

Braille learning at home:

Perkins School for the Blind

 

Find four fun ways to engage your child with braille at home: drawing, apps, music and books!

Image of student reading a braille book

Gallery/ Acknowledgements

 

 

 

Our Staff

The Mississippi School for the Deaf and the Blind (MSDB) implements an ongoing system to identify, locate, and evaluate all children suspected of having a disability from birth through 21 years of age required by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

 

 

Outreach

The Mississippi Instructional Resource Center (MIRC)

MIRC serves as a repository for braille textbooks, large print textbooks, and specialized educational materials.

Early Intervention

The Sensory (Kids) Impaired Home Intervention (SKI*HI) Program provides early intervention services on a statewide basis to families of deaf/hard of hearing, blind/visually impaired, or Deaf-Blind children ages birth to 3 years.

Mississippi Assistance Center (MAC)

In 2020, the MACH (Mississippi Assistance Center for Hearing Loss) was combined with the LVC to establish the Mississippi Assistance Center (MAC).

 

 

Academic Services

MSB is a 1A school sanctioned by the Mississippi High School Athletic Association in wrestling, cheerleading and track and field. MSB is also a founding member of the South Central Association of Schools for the Blind and competes in the following sports and activities:  wrestling, cheerleading, GoalBall, track and field, and narrative arts.