Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children
Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children - Special Education Classes
The Mission of the Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children is to nurture the unique abilities of individuals with blindness and visual impairment through educational excellence and a lifetime of learning. The School offers a full range of exceptional individualized educational and therapeutic services for toddlers, school-aged children, and adults from 33 counties in Western Pennsylvania. WPSBC also provides support and resources to families and the community.
201 North Bellefield Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Eligibility: Legally blind children ages 3 - 21 from Western Pennsylvania.

Note: Legal blindness is among the criteria for admission to the School. In addition, our students have other disabilities such as intellectual disability, cerebral palsy and hearing impairment. Some of our students are considered to be medically fragile.
Hours: Office: Weekdays, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Day students attend Weekdays, 8:15am to 3:15pm
Residential students spend five week nights at the school
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (412) 621-0100 Main
  • (412) 670-0628 Emergency/After Hours
  • (412) 681-1736 Fax
Email Address: info@wpsbc.org
Intake Requirements: While the School accommodates requests from families to learn about the programs we offer, parents are encouraged to speak directly with representatives of their local education agency (LEA) to learn about placement options.
Intake Procedure: Agency referral required from Intermediate Unit and/or school district. Visit the Admissions Page for additional information.
Fee Amounts: None
Service Contact: Todd Reeves, Superintendent
Services:
  • Public Special Schools * Blindness
  • Public Special Schools * Deaf-Blindness
  • Special Education Classes/Centers * Blindness
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Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children
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