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					                                                               Washington State School for the Blind
                                                                                   Quality Survey Information
                                     (Based upon data gathering in response to the 2008-2009 school year)
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On Campus - Parent Survey Results (updated) - September, 2008
(All parents are asked to complete survey instruments at the annual student registration function)
             Nine factors were queried with a quality outcome mean measure of 4.48 out of a total possible 5.0
1. The School for the Blind has made a significant difference in my child's learning and growth.
2. I am regularly informed about my child's needs, their school program, their progress, and school activities.
3. The Principal is accessible and responsive to me.
4. The Director of Residential Life is accessible and responsive to me.
5. My child's advocate is accessible, responsive to me, and communicates with me when appropriate.
6. WSSB faculty helps me understand my child and how their disability(ies) may affect their learning.
7. Teachers have high expectations for my child and work to help my child meet those expectations.
8. My child has regular opportunities to participate in extra-curricular activities and WSSB staff encourages
   their participation.
9. WSSB provides a safe living and learning environment for my child.
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Outreach Services Survey (Summer Institute) - compiled Summer 2009
(Data gathered from participants attending the Summer Institute)
     94% of participants rated the Summer Institute with a quality outcome mean measure of 4.59 (out of 5.0)
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Outreach Services Survey - compiled Spring 2009
(Data gathered from Local School Districts that contract with WSSB to provide Itinerant Vision Services)
           88% respondents rated services with a quality outcome mean measure of 4.75 or higher (out of 5.0)
1. Vision services gave me a better understanding of how vision loss affects learning.
2. Vision services made a difference in my ability to plan and implement an appropriate program for my
   VI/blind student.
3. The delivery service model used by the TVI/O&M specialist (direct services, consultation or a combination)
   was appropriate to meet the needs of my student.
4. Suggestions made by the TVI/O&M specialist were easily implemented and workable in my classroom.
5. Vision services were valuable in the IEP process.
6. I feel that the TVI and/or O&M specialist’s schedule in the district was flexible enough to meet the
   changing needs of my student.
7. If needed, material adaptations were done in a timely manner.
8. The TVI/O&M Specialist participated effectively as an integral member of the educational team.
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Technology Statewide Support Program Survey - compiled Spring of 2009
(Data gathered from Local School Districts that contract with WSSB to receive technology support)
           100% respondents rated services with a quality outcome mean measure of 4.0 or higher (out of 5.0)

1.       Utilized computer skills support from the WA State School for the Blind.
2.       Rate the computer skills support that was provided in your school district.
3.       Utilized telephone support on computer issues from the Washington State School for the Blind.
4.       Rate the telephone support on computer issues that were provided.