We are happy that you’ve found us! If you are the parent or guardian of a young child with a visual impairment, you are in the right place. This site has been designed for the purpose of supporting parents’ efforts … Continue reading »
Are you wondering what is avaialble this summer for young children with visual impairments and their families. In British Columbia, we are fortunate to have a number of partner organizations putting on great camps and events all summer. Blind Beginnings’ … Continue reading »
Check out these articles from around the Internet! There are many news articles covering topics that are relevant to the literacy development of young children with visual impairments. They come to us, and we pass them on to you! Check … Continue reading »
Every Friday since Fall 2011, we have brought you the ELVI Book of the Week. This week, it is time for something a little different. While there are still many, many excellent children’s book that deal with visual impairment, there … Continue reading »
Find Your Local Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments on Vancouver Island
Throughout school you and your child will have the support of a specially trained teacher of students with visual impairments (TVI) who is hired by your school district. This teacher will help classroom teachers to make sure that class materials are presented well and materials are accessible to your child and will also provide some direct instruction of special skills.
Services for Your Child: Putting the Pieces Together
We know that with so many different agencies and organizations, schools and services, it can be a little difficult to figure out how everything works. We have designed this space to help you to better understand how the services for families on Vancouver Island all come together to best support you and your child.