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 (TSVI):

Sabrina McAdoo (TSVI):

KS State School for the Blind - Announces the Launch of a Preschool Enrichment Program

Focus on Expanded Core Curriculum and Academic Skills

The Early Childhood Program will provide enrichment activities and focus on the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) domains unique to students who have a visual impairment. These include braille readiness, communication, orientation and mobility readiness, social skills, independent living skills, self-determination, technology, and much more. Specific IEP goals will not be addressed. Play-based therapies (SLP/OT/PT) are available. For more information download the PRE-K Enrichment Program Brochure


  • Children ages 3-5, who have a visual impairment
  • Kansas and Missouri students accepted
  • 1:1 student supports are not available


  • Wednesday: 8:45 am – 11:45 am
  • Friday:  12:30pm – 3:30 pm
  • Aligns with and follows the KSSB School Calendar


  • Transportation provided by parents

For more information:

For more information contact Jon Harding

Jon Harding: Superintendent   913-645-5456

Jennifer Klingele: KSSB Lead Teacher, TSVI/ECSE

Marites Altuna: Deaf-Blind Project Director   913-645-5645

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