KSSB is the first school for the blind to have a Wayfinding System!
What is a Wayfinding System?
- It is a comprehensive searchable point-to-point narrative guidance, low vision maps, tactile maps, and a campus-wide fleet of iBeacons.
- Wayfinding is designed to facilitate independent travel on our campus via screenreader, text, and MP3 download, and iPhone app.
- The KSSB Wayfinding system contains over 160 detailed route directions in a searchable database.
- As travelers use the app and walk near landmarks of interest, discrete audio broadcasts are delivered to their smartphone identifying these landmarks.
How do I get the KSSB ClickandGo Wayfinding App?
- Click on the KSSB App icon below or
- Download the KSSB Wayfinding App from the App Store.
To access the Wayfinding System on the web open the Click and Go Map Button below
Regional specialists facilitate Community of Practice meetings, provide technical assistance, professional development, and offer assessment services to TSVIs and COMSs throughout Kansas.
KSSB offers on-campus, technical assistance, and family support services for children ages 3-6 who are blind, have a visual impairment or who are deaf-blind.
KSSB maintains student residences so that students living beyond the daily commuting range may access the school’s educational program through the Extended Day program.
Transition to life beyond the K-12 school system is a focus at KSSB for students age 18-21 who have met all graduation requirements.
Expanded Core Curriculum
Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) is the set of nine specialized instructional areas addressed by the educational team.
KSSB provides opportunities for students to gain instruction in technology. Topics covered include computers, applications for iOS, computer software for math/science, coding, and entrepreneurship.
KSSB Field Services have complied information into content specific Livebinders. Currently, the LiveBinders hold information on CVI, the FVA/LMA, or general TSVI Resources.
Educators will find resources on topics such as meeting the needs of students who are blind or have low vision in the classroom.
Public School Supports
The Resource Section of the KSSB Website is filled with supports and information for educators services students who are blind or have low vision.