• Educational Support Services

    The Educational Support Services Program at FBC can help you achieve your educational goals in a variety of ways. 

    FBC provides support with assistive technology and training, tutoring, orientation and mobility, and help navigating the college system. We have a unique perspective on the challenges faced by students who are blind or visually impaired. As a result, we can provide you with the necessary moral support to ensure your success. 

    Whether you plan to go to community college or a university, there is a lot to learn! 

    • How to communicate needs with disability resources centers, professors, and tutors.
    • How to obtain books in accessible formats.
    • How to apply for grants and scholarships.
    • Navigation around campus, using Orientation and Mobility (O&M) skills and various modes of transportation.
    • How to be a successful college student.
    • Assignment to an FBC Academic Liaison—a “go-to” person and advocate who will help you navigate the program and overcome the barriers you face as a visually impaired college
    • A low vision exam along with recommendations for equipment.
    • An assistive technology assessment and the use of recommended and approved assistive technology to use during the program.
    • Available tutoring and/or reader services.
    • Orientation and Mobility to help you know your campus.
    • Maricopa Community Colleges
    • Arizona State University (ASU) – all four campuses and online
    • Northern Arizona University (NAU)
    • University of Arizona (U of A)
    • Yavapai College
    • Coconino Community College
    • Central Arizona College
    • Pima Community College
    • Gonzaga University
    • Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU)
    • Brigham Young University (BYU)
    • UC Davis Medical School
    • Medical College of WI
    • Loyola Marymount University
    • University of Limerick in Ireland
    • Information Technology
    • Computer Programming
    • Security Graphic Design
    • Social Work
    • Medical Doctor
    • History Teacher
    • Math Teacher
    • Elementary Teacher
    • Special Education Teacher
    • Music Teacher
    • Hospitality Industry
    • Music Therapy
    • Business
    • Speech Pathology
    • Entomology
    • Lawyer
    • Orientation and Mobility (O&M) Instructor
    • Teachers of the Visually Impaired (TVI)
    • Life Coach
    • Technical Writer
    • Engineer

    For more information please contact:

    Susan Williams | Academic Liaison
    P: 602-337-8262 | E: Swilliams@seeitourway.org