Early Childhood Services

KSSB ECSE programs provide consultative and technical assistance to families, administrators, and teachers of ECSE programs for children who have a visual impairment.

The Field Services Program has two dynamic TSVI’s who specialize in family engagement, Infant and Toddler, and preschool services.

Susan Threinen wearing a dark blue long sleeve collared shirt.

Susan Threinen (TSVI)

Eastern Kansas Field Services Specialist for Early Childhood & Family Support

Email: sthreinen@kssdb.orgcreate new email

Phone:  913-945-0760opens phone dialer

Sabrina McAdoo wearing a green v-necked shirt.

Sabrina McAdoo (TSVI)

Western Kansas Field Services Specialist for Early Childhood & Family Support

Email: smcadoo@kssdb.orgcreate new email

Phone: 913-945-0696opens phone dialer

PRE-SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM

OUR VISION

To provide enrichment opportunities for children ages 3 to 5 who are blind or visually impaired.

OUR FOCUS

Emphasized Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) domains which are unique to students with a visual impairment. These include age-appropriate braille readiness, communication, orientation and mobility readiness, social skills, independent living skills, technology, sensory efficiency skills, self-determination, and much more!

OUR GOAL

To increase concepts and skills through intentional instruction and experienced-based learning in a safe, nurturing environment. Play-based therapies (SLP/OT/PT) are available.

WHO

  • Children ages 3-5, who have a visual impairment
  • Kansas and Missouri students accepted

WHEN

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, June 8 24                           
  • Three hours each day 
  • 8:45am-11:45am 

COST

  • NO CHARGE FOR THE PROGRAM
  • Transportation provided by parents
  • 1:1 student supports are not available
Jeannie Goodin

Jeanne Goodin, Teacher, TSVI, M.A.E.

Email: jgoodin@kssdb.orgcreate new email

Phone: 913-305-3015opens phone dialer

Hillary Joy-Sims

Hillary Joy-Sims, Teacher, MT-BC, M.S. E.D., TSVI

Email: hjoy-sims@kssdb.orgcreate new email

Phone:  913-305-3015opens phone dialer

Public School Inquiries

If you would like more information or would like to participate in the KSSB Pre-school Program, contact the instructors listed above or Jon Harding at 913-305-3014.

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