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Special Needs Educational Programs

People with special needs in the Phoenix area can avail themselves of various educational opportunities.

Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind
Schools providing education of children and youth with hearing or vision loss throughout Arizona.

Braille and Talking Books
A division of the Arizona Department of Library, Archives and Public Records. They loan Braille and recorded books and magazines, as well as the necessary equipment to play the recorded publications.

Gateway Academy
Gateway Academy is a K-12 school specializing in students with Asperger's Syndrome and High Functioning Autism.

Homeless Education
Arizona Dept. of Education has a program so that homeless children have access to a free, appropriate public education, comparable to that provided to the children of any Arizona resident.

Recognizing Learning Disabilities
Many times the learning disabled child falls through the cracks of the education system. Find out how to prevent that from happening to your child and student. From your About Guide to Special Education.

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
A 77,000-title library of taped textbooks, reference and professional materials for people who cannot read standard print because of a disability.

Sequoia School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Sequoia Schools for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing accepts students in Grades K-12.

Special Education
Arizona Dept. of Education has a program to provide training, technical assistance, and monitoring so that students with disabilities reach higher levels of academic achievement, workplace skills and effective participation in society.

Sun Sounds
Audio access to information and knowledge normally published in a printed format. Sun Sounds Radio enlightens, entertains and educates thousands of people in Arizona who cannot read because they have a visual, physical or learning disability.

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