Visually Impaired Resource Center
Mauzy School History
Resources and SARCs
Central County Regional Special Education Program provides special day
classes and services for approximately 115 students at 14 sites.
office is located at Mauzy School in Alamo. At the Mauzy site
there are two preschool classes, one Elementary and one combined middle
school and high school class for severely handicapped students. In addition,
Meadowlark, a typical preschool and the San Ramon Valley Unified School
District's early childhood special education programs are located at
such as speech therapists, nurses, psychologists, behavior specialists,
occupational therapists, augmentative communication specialists, and
teachers of vision and hearing impaired students are also part of the
program team. In addition, the California Children's Services has a
medical therapy unit at the Mauzy site.
are an integral part of our team and provide insight into their child's
development and needs. The Mauzy Foundation is an active parent organization
that provides funding for classroom equipment and materials that give
additional support to all of the special needs students served in the
Central County Regional Programs.
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Impaired Resource Center (VIRC)
Visually Impaired Program, located at Mauzy School in Alamo, provides
resource services to students with visual impairments and provides materials
in Braille and large print to a wide variety of students throughout
Contra Costa County who are either blind or partially sighted. There is also a Braille Center located at the Joseph A. Ovick School Site in Brentwood.
facility, formerly known as the Valley School, was expanded and renamed
for Lucille Mauzy in February 1984. Mrs. Mauzy was a prominent member
of the Contra Costa County Board of Education from 1956 to 1979. She was
a strong advocate for special education and worked tirelessly to bring
more special education programs to the county.