Information and resources on IFSPs, IEPs, Assessments, ECC, Homeschool, Literacy and Braille, and Your Rights and Advocacy.

A Functional Vision Learning Media Assessment kit.


Before your child begins to receive any kind of instruction, it’s important to find out what they need to learn and the best way to learn it. In that sense, […]

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Activities, Ideas, and Resources for Developing ECC Skills Your child needs to study the same basic academic subjects that sighted children do, from how to tell time to how to […]

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Many parents of children who are blind or low vision consider homeschooling. Learn more about the process.

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IFSP – Individualized Family Service Plan (Birth to 3 years old)

What Is an IFSP? If your child has an eye condition, you may have found that a program of early intervention services will help you meet your child’s needs. Once your child […]

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IEP – Individualized Education Program (3 years to 22 years old)

Once your child has been found eligible to receive special education services because of their eye condition. You can think of it as the blueprint or roadmap for the appropriate […]

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Literacy and Braille

Braille is a tactile system for representing the written word that is used as an alternative to reading and writing print by people who are blind or low vision. It […]

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Your Rights and Advocacy

Advocating for Your Child The word “advocate” comes from the Latin word for “voice.” Being your child’s advocate means you are your child’s voice because they cannot speak up for […]

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