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Overbrook School for the Blind

Let's Get Growing in 2019-2020

Health, wellness, plant-based foods and horticulture are all a part of daily education! Learn more about these programs. 

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We are the Achievers and the Changemakers. We are Overbrook.

At Overbrook School for the Blind, students with vision loss and disabilities discover the hero within.

Featured Stories

  • Philly Phanatic crosses street with student

    White Cane Safety Day

    Today is White Cane Safety Day! School to Work student, Shamira, demonstrated the proper white cane technique at the busy intersection of 15th and Market Streets with Amanda Bear, her orientation and mobility instructor. Shamira was...

    Learn more on White Cane Safety Day
  • girl in wheelchair glider

    The TAG Foundation Donates 2 Wheelchair Gliders

    The TAG Foundation donated 2 Wheelchair Gliders to our school and the students are LOVING them!  The TAG foundation views mobility as a gift. "Through the TAG Foundation, we use our mobility to fundraise through fitness. We...

    Learn more on The TAG Foundation Donates 2 Wheelchair Gliders

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  • Students in Ms. Purcell's class made mini White Canes for #WhiteCaneSafetyDay. You can make your own with a pencil, black tape, red or white...Read Full Post

    Posted: October 18, 8:38 AM
  • Watch the Fox29 Philadelphia Segment on White Cane Safety Day with Lauren Johnson FOX 29. We are so grateful to everyone who is helping to...Read Full Post

    Posted: October 16, 7:57 AM
  • Shout out to FOX 29, Good Day Philadelphia and Lauren Johnson FOX 29 for helping us highlight White Cane Safety Day! See the segment here:...Read Full Post

    Posted: October 15, 11:26 AM

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Upcoming Events

Oct 21

Instruction Committee Meeting

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Oct 21

ASL Class

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Oct 22

Huskies Cafe Open

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Announcements & News

Orientation and Mobility Starts in Pre-K

Orientation and Mobility Starts in Pre-School
Learn more about the extensive Orientation and Mobility (O&M) Program and the services the O&M Department provides to students at Overbrook School for the Blind and to students in the Philadelphia and surrounding areas.


A private non-profit school educating students with visual impairment with
or without additional challenges provided at no cost to parents.