Progress Books

As a parent of a student here at OSSB you may use your Progress Books username and password at the following link. If you should have trouble logging in please call the front office at ph. 614-752-1359 and ask for Kim Picard.

OSSB Progress Books Login

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.

Infants and toddlers with disabilities (birth-2) and their families receive early intervention services under IDEA Part C. Children and youth (ages 3-21) receive special education and related services under IDEA Part B.

To download a copy of the Parent's Guide please click the following link:
IDEA - Parent's Guide to the IDEA Act of 2004

McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

The Ohio State School for the Blind (OSSB) will work with local school districts of students enrolled in its educational program to ensure that students who experience homelessness receive all the rights and privileges as students at OSSB who are not homeless. The school principal or designee will act as the liaison for students who are homeless.

For more information on the McKinney-Vento Act please download the following document.

A Parent's Guide to the Rights of Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness.

2014-2015 Student/Parent Handbook - OUT OF DATE

If you would like an electronic copy of the 2014-2015 OSSB Student/Parent Handbook please download the link below. You will need a .pdf reader such as Adobe PDF Reader to open the document. If you do not have one, you may download free at An updated version of the handbook is coming soon.

2014-2015 OSSB Student/Parent Handbook - OUT OF DATE

2017-2018 School Calendar

The OSSB 2016-2017 School Calendar is now available for download. The calendar is in .pdf format and you will need a .pdf reader to open it. Please download the calendar with the following link:

2017-2018 OSSB School Calendar Download

Resources Contact

If there is something as a parent/legal guardian of a child here at OSSB that you would like to see in this section please feel free to contact us. We look forward to expanding this section to contain all the necessary tools and information that you need while your child is attending the school.

Angela Scott-Owen