W. Ross Macdonald School for the Blind

Record #: BRD0010
Last Full Update: 16 Nov 2023

Contact Information

Office Phone 519-759-0730
Toll Free Phone 1-866-618-9092
Fax 519-759-4741
Website www.pdsbnet.ca/en/schools/w-ross-macdonald/

Agency Information

Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Primary Executive Jennifer Newby, Superintendent
Alternate Executive Dan Maggiacomo, Principal
Funding Provincial

Description and Service Details

Description (Service)

A school for the blind, low vision and deaf-blind
School offers:

  • full elementary and secondary school program
  • extra-curricular activities
  • Expanded Care Curriculum (orientation and mobility, life skills, technology, and braille)

Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm



Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford ; Haldimand County ; Norfolk County ; Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 21 year(s) and under 
Individuals must be assessed visually impaired/blind, educationally deafblind as their primary exceptionality

Application required by the individuals home school and the Individual Placement and Review Committee

  • Applications Committee considers the student's application and make their recommendation to the Superintendent
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Brantford
Address & Map
350 Brant Ave
Brantford, ON N3T 3J9
View Google Map
Intersection Brant Ave and St Paul Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

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