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A Biannual Newsletter For Families And Professionals On Visual Impairments And Deafblindness.  A collaborative effort of the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired and Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, Division for Blind Services.

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TX SenseAbilities

Published Bi-Annually: March and November Available in English, Spanish and audio on TSBVl’s website: www.tsbvi.edu 
Available in Spanish and English on this website.
Contributions to the newsletter can be mailed to TSBVI Outreach, 1100 West 45th Street, Austin, Texas 78756 or emailed to section editors.

To request an email alert when a new issue is posted on the web, or to discontinue a mailed subscription, contact Melanie Schacht at 

Production Staff

  • Editor-in-Chief Holly Cooper (512) 206-9217  
  • Assistant to the Editor Melanie Schacht  
  • Website Editor Stacey Rayos  

Section Editors

Items to be considered for publication should be submitted by email to the section editors at the email address listed or mailed to: TSBVI Outreach 1100 West 45th Street Austin, TX 78756

  • Family Wisdom Editors Edgenie Bellah  Rachel Simpson  
  • Effective Practices Editors Sara Kitchen  and Renee Ellis  
  • News and Views Editor Gay Speake  

Special Thanks

The audio version of TX SenseAbilities is provided by Learning Ally, Austin, TX. 

This project is supported by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). Opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position of the U.S. Department of Education.  The Outreach Programs are funded in part by IDEA-B Formula, and IDEA-D Deaf-Blind Federal grants.  Federal funds are administered through the Texas Education Agency, Division of Special Education, to the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired.  Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.