Introduction:

TAGIL is a supplementary educational program for blind and visually impaired students.
The program runs after regular school hours in schools and centers designated for the program.
For more information see the Portal for Parents of Children with Special Needs on the Ministry of Education website.

TAGIL is a supplementary education program after regular school hours for blind and visually impaired children.

Who is Eligible?

  • Students who are blind or who have a visual impairment that can not be corrected by glasses and/or contact lenses.

How to Claim It?

  • In order to take part in the program, contact the National Supervisor of Education for Blind and Visually Impaired Students:
HaShlosha St. 2, Tel Aviv
Phone: 03-6896092, Fax :03-6896171
Email: visually_impairment@education.gov.il
  • A medical form will be sent to applicants to be filled out by an eye doctor and returned to the Supervisor.
  • Afterwards, a visual functionality assessment will be performed on behalf of a specialized local Municipal/Regional Support Center (MATYA).
  • The assessment findings will be presented to a committee responsible for approving eligibility for the support.


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