Navigating college readiness planning for students with visual impairment: a Compass information session

Compass is a nine-month virtual program for college-aspiring high school students with visual impairment – designed to help them proactively explore and develop a plan for building the critical academic and blindness skills they need to reach their post-secondary goals.

It’s a coordinated approach that connects students from all over the U.S. – as well as their family members and TVIs – not just for skill-building and future-planning, but also for networking, peer support and friendship.

And it’s making an impact – on the students, their families and their educators.

Want to learn more? Join us for an upcoming info session – we’ll be live, taking questions about everything from curriculum and coaching to program requirements and paths to funding.

I loved the support in Compass, not only the program mentors, but also that we weaved the students, parents, educators, and VR counselors together as one network. I’m walking out with social connections, mentors, and a new sense of what it means to be visually impaired in this time.

It’s been beneficial to get blindness skills, but also to keep connecting with other visually impaired high school students with shared experiences.

– Tom, Compass alum

Want to learn more? Check out our College Readiness Resource Center

For more insight into college readiness planning for students who are blind and visually impaired, visit our College Readiness Resource Center where we’re sharing the latest insight from experts, perspective on current research, and guidance from students, families and educators who have been there.

No matter where you are in your student’s journey, we have resources to support a proactive, effective approach to planning for what’s next.

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Our team is committed to changing the way students with blindness and visual impairment prepare for their post-secondary journeys. If you want to learn more, let’s talk.

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We’ve taken our learnings and turned them into programs that work and help families make informed decisions.

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