Vision Outreach Services


Contact Information

Leslie Bechtel Van Orman

(307) 857-9267

leslie.vanorman@wyo.gov

Jackie Miller

(307) 857-9268

jackie.miller@wyo.gov

Vision Outreach Services (formerly known as Services for the Visually Impaired) works to address the unique needs of students/clients with visual impairments by building capacity of the agencies and individuals who support them through research-based best practices* (*outlined in the Expanded Core Curriculum of the National Agenda for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Including Multiple Disabilities).

Eligibility

In order to receive services, one of the following qualification factors must be present:

  • Visual acuity of 20/50 or less in the better eye with best possible correction
  • Visual field of 20 degrees or less
  • Evidence of progressive vision loss that may affect future ability to learn
  • Evidence of blindness due to an active disease process
  • Visual acuity may not be measurable, but the individual is functionally blind

Services and Special Projects

button VOS Office Locations and Territories


Upcoming Events

Next Step Assessment Clinic

  • October 10, 2014
  • Wyoming Life Resource Center
  • Lander, Wyoming
  • Educational and medical assessments for students with disabilities. Assessments are tailored to meet the specific needs outlined by the educational team and family. (See Next Step Assessment Clinic.)
  • Contact Joanne Whitson: joanne.whitson@wyo.gov

2013 Western Regional Early Intervention Conference (WREIC) Documents

Agenda, Handouts, and Other Documents

Links