|Agency Detailed Information
||National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments
||PO Box 317
||Local: (617) 972-7441
Toll Free: (800) 562-6265
Fax: (617) 972-7444
| Services Provided to
Parents of individuals with disabilities
| Detailed Services Description
NAPVI is a national organization that enables parents to find information and resources for their children who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities.
NAPVI provides leadership, support, and training to assist parents in helping children reach their potential.
NAPVI is dedicated to:
* giving emotional support
* initiating outreach programs
* advocating for the educational needs and welfare of children who are blind or visually impaired
Information and Referral:
Educates parents about their rights under Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Operates national clearinghouse for information, education, & provides referrals regarding parenting of blind or visually impaired children. Parent Assistance: Organizes & supports parent groups nationally. Parent & professional seminars provided to address issues of parents of blind or visually impaired children.