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FIMC-VI is a statewide resource center designed to assist schools in obtaining specialized materials for students with visual impairments. Established in 1972 by the Florida Legislature, FIMC-VI operates under the Florida Department of Education, Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services through a grant agreement with the School District of Hillsborough County.

FIMC-VI serves students with visual impairments enrolled in Florida’s public and private schools and teachers in those schools, both exceptional student educators and regular educators, who work with visually impaired students.

A photo of the front of Manhattan SSC where FIMCVI is housed

The Home of FIMC-VI in Tampa, Florida

There is no charge for any services offered by FIMC-VI. Materials are produced by the Center staff, prepared by certified volunteer transcribers, and/or purchased by the Center. These materials are then loaned to schools within Florida. Consultation and training are also provided to instructional personnel throughout the State at no charge.

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FIMC-VI
4210 West Bay Villa Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33611-1206
813-837-7826 voice
813-837-7979 fax

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