Copyright 2011-2015 Illinois Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments
P. O. Box 2947
Naperville, IL 60567-2947
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IPVI provides support, information, and service to parents of children with visual impairments, including those with
additional disabilities. We are pleased that you are visiting us and hope that you connect with our network of families and
friends. Remember: "Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." (Helen Keller)
Educational Rights and Responsibilities:
Understanding Special Education in Illinois
Illinois State Board of Education -Special Education and Support Services - June 2009
This is the most important document for our parents to have. The state of IL will not print paper copies.
So click this link, save the pdf on your PC, and study it!
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7/10-12 Lighthouse Guild/NAPVI National Family Conference - Chicago
7/18 IPVI Zoo Outing - Brookfield
7/18 12th Annual Disability Pride Parade! - Chicago
9/9 TCL 29th Annual House Walk - Glencoe
9/28-30 Sharing a Vision Conference - Springfield
IPVI 2015 14th Annual Members Only Outing
"Literacy Through Experience at Brookfield Zoo"
IPVI’s Membership Outing will be held at the Brookfield Zoo on July 18, 2015.
There are so many activities and animals to see so arrive early. IPVI has created a special T-Shirt for this
event, ($10/ea.) which will gain you free access to the Zoo, parking, lunch, the Dolphin Show, and the
Hamill Family play Zoo. The luncheon includes pizza and drinks together with a guest speaker.
Registration closes on Friday, July 10, 2015.