Read our Acknowledgement of Country here

SA School and Services for Vision Impaired

Leaders in education for the vision impaired.

About Us

South Australian School and Services for Vision Impaired (SASSVI) is the only specialist school for students with a vision impairment currently operating in Australia. SASSVI prides itself on providing educational expertise to students and children living with significant vision impairment.

We are committed to improving the outcomes for students who are blind or vision impaired across South Australia by providing specialist teaching, professional learning, and accessible resources and technologies.

‚ÄúCommunity lies at the heart of SASSVI.”
- Peter Haskell

Public Education nominated Star Stories

Star Stories (Trailer)

In 2022 students from the South Australian School for Vision Impaired (SASSVI) collaborated with First Nations dancer practitioner Adrianne Semmens and Audio Describer Eliza Lovell on this unique project. This project was funded by the City of Marion. You Tell Videos created a short documentary on the project. Check out the sneak peek!

Star Stories (With Audio Description)

In 2022 students from the South Australian School for Vision Impaired (SASSVI) collaborated with First Nations dancer practitioner Adrianne Semmens and Audio Describer Eliza Lovell on this unique project. This project was funded by the City of Marion. You Tell Videos created a short documentary on the project. This video has Audio Description (AD).

SASSVI provides a range of services;

Specialist school for primary aged students who are blind or vision impaired
A Statewide Support Service supporting students who are blind or vision impaired in government and non-government mainstream sites across South Australia
A specialist support unit for secondary students at Charles Campbell College
An Accessible Format Production unit producing braille and accessible resources
Access Technology specialist resources including software, hardware and technology for students who are blind or vision impaired
Professional development for staff and parents supporting students who are blind or vision impaired across the state.

SASSVI provides a range of services;

SASSVI aims at offering all our students a broad and balanced curriculum that provides rewarding and stimulating activities to prepare them for the best social and cultural life.

A young boy using a computer to learn about IT and technology.

A specialist school for primary aged students who are blind or vision impaired

Physical Education - boy playing tennis

A State-wide Support Service supporting students who are blind or vision impaired in government and non-government mainstream sites across South Australia

Physical Education - boy playing tennis

A specialist support unit for secondary students at Charles Campbell College

Music - Boy on drums

An Accessible Format Production unit producing Braille and accessible resources

Music - Boy on drums

An Early Intervention service provided via the Statewide Support Service

Music - Boy on drums

Access Technology specialist resources including software, hardware and technology for the blind and vision impaired

Music - Boy on drums

Professional development for staff and parents supporting students with a vision impairment across the state.

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Artwork by Jordon, Xavier and Elijah

Acknowledgment of Country

SA School and Services for Vision Impaired acknowledges the Kaurna people, the traditional owners of the lands on which we work and meet upon here today.

We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging acknowledging their continuing relationship to the land, sea and community across Australia.

As educators, we acknowledge the future endeavours of all First Nations peoples. Through building respectful relationships with our First Nations students and the community, we commit to practice the movement for a just, equitable and reconciled country.

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