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Illinois Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Illinois Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments
21170 Deerpath Road
Frankfort, IL 60423
(630) 357-8576 (Local)
ipvi@ipvi.org

Staff

Victoria Juskie, Contact Person, (630) 357-8576, ipvi@ipvi.org

Services Offered

Services for Children

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides support and information and advocates for the educational needs and welfare of children who are blind or visually impaired.
  • Recreation Services
    • IPVI runs the Summer Fling, a family outing at a zoo, museum, or amusement park in the Chicago area.
  • Support for Parents
    • Provides leadership, support, and training to assist parents in helping their children reach their full potential. In early November, an annual conference is held. We conduct our annual meeting and provide informative sessions for parents. A child program is provided.
  • Support Groups
    • Offers mutual family support through meetings, activities and individual contact and an annual training conference.

Ongoing Events/Programs

Matthew Benedict Juskie Scholarship Fund

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