The President of the United States annually recognizes White Cane Day by the Blind Americans Equality Day Proclamation on October 15 to acknowledge the abilities of people who are blind and to promote equal opportunities as any other American. The mission of White Cane Day is to educate the world about blindness and how the […]Read Moreabout National White Cane Day is October 15
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One hundred and twenty-five educators from across the state of Iowa attended Summer Institute 2021. The Institute’s design provided 35 sessions presented by IESBVI consultants, staff and outside presenters with sessions ranging from 90 minute to three hours. These sessions helped prepare paraeducators, general education and special education teachers from Local Education Agencies (LEA) as well as […]Read Moreabout The New Normal: Instruction for Students with Visual Impairments – IESBVI Summer Institute 2021
After needing to cancel in-person summer camps due to COVID-19 in the summer of 2020, IESBVI was excited to return to hosting summer camps in 2021. Based on participation rates, and the attitudes of campers, our students were eager to be back at camps as well. IESBVI hosted 10 summer camps in various locations of […]Read Moreabout Summer Camps Return in 2021