The BEST Mission

Blind Early Services TN ensures that families are empowered and equipped through specialized programs of support to provide young children who are blind or low vision their absolute BEST start.

Our story is your story

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Our Story

What does BEST provide?

  • BEST Together Parent Support Program
  • BEST Start Birth to Three Home-Based Program
  • Professional Trainings
  • Educational / Adapted Resources for Families
Serve Children, Educate Communities, Advocate for Change, Support Families
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When we do the BEST we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.

Helen Keller

Why are early services so important for young children with visual impairments?

90%
of a brain’s development occurs before the age of 6
90%
of what a typical child learns is through the visual pathway
75%
of children with a visual impairment also have other special needs or diagnoses