Blind Children's Center

The Blind Childrens Center's mission is to prepare children who are visually impaired to thrive in a sighted world through inclusive, family-focused early intervention and child development programs.
Our goal is to optimize each child`s development and opportunities to lead a meaningful life through a comprehensive program beginning with early intervention, followed by an educational curriculum specifically adapted to the needs of each student.

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Prekindergarten
Year Founded
1938

Student Body

Total Students
50 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
80%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Blind Children's Center Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
7 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • The Blind Childrens Center's mission is to provide comprehensive early intervention, specialized education and training, in a fully inclusive family oriented environment, for young children who are blind or severely visually impaired and to optimize each child's development and consequent opportunities to lead an independent and productive life.
  • The Blind Children`s Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1938 by Southern California Delta Gammas. Each year the Center serves approximately 80 children who are blind or visually impaired and provides an array of support services for more than 300 family members. Our goal is to optimize each child`s development and opportunities to lead a meaningful life through a comprehensive program beginning with early intervention, followed by an educational curriculum specifically adapted to the needs of each student.We are committed to a family-focused approach where parents, siblings, grandparents, and caregivers are included in the educational process every step of the way. In keeping with best practices, our programs are fully inclusive with sighted children integrated in each class, providing unique opportunities for social interaction and acquisition of critical skills. Our multidisciplinary team of experts utilizes leading-edge technology and adaptive devices to help our students who are visually impaired keep pace in the sighted world.
  • As a model program, the Center impacts communities globally through presentations, conferences, and research grants, as well as a full suite of publications for families and professionals. In all, more than 750,000 copies of our publications have been distributed in 75 countries, and translated into 17 languages.
Profile last updated: 08/14/2020

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