• Competitions
     
    Students show off their skills and earn well-deserved recognition through statewide competitions sponsored by national organizations. These include:
     

    Clay Jeffcoat gives Perrin Whelchel a hug after presenting him with a Technology Olympics certificate.

    Braille Challenge
    Held at sites across the country, this national event encourages students to emphasize their study of braille, while rewarding their success with fun-filled, but challenging, local and national events. Braille Challenge contest categories include reading comprehension, braille speed and accuracy, proofreading, spelling, and reading tactile charts and graphs.
     
    Cane Quest
    Cane Quest is a challenging orientation and mobility (travel) contest for students in grades 3-12. Contestants are given auditory instructions and challenged to safely complete campus routes using proper travel techniques and appropriate cane skills.
     
    Kiwanis Terrific Kids
    This national recognition program promotes character, self-esteem, and perseverance. Students in grades Pre-K - 5 are recognized quarterly for demonstrating these characteristics. 
     
    Technology Olympics
    At this statewide event, students compete using adaptive devices such as electronic note-takers, monoculars, CCTVs, digital talking book players, and talking GPS devices. Students are rewarded with prizes and ribbons, new friends, and increased independence. 
     Students laugh as the speaker describes the activities of the day at Cane Quest.
        Cane Quest gives students the chance to demonstrate their independent travel skills.