Hadley School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Parenting Support - Disabilities
700 Elm St, Winnetka, IL, 60093-2554
Distance: 849 Miles
Programming to help parents or potential parents succeed in the parenting role
This can include classes, workshops, information or other educational opportunities.
The Family Education Program (FE) offers a variety of courses for family members of individuals who are blind or severely visually impaired. Topics range from child development, to independent living, to braille reading and writing and adjustment to blindness issues.
* Learn to read and write braille
* Foster the development of a child with a visual impairment
* Support your family member's adjustment to vision loss
* Develop advocacy skills
- Blind or visually impaired
Parent or grandparent of a blind or severely visually impaired child or a spouse, adult daughter or son, or adult sibling of a blind or severely visually impaired adult
Must be able to read and understand courses written in English
Call Student Services or register online.
|Toll Free||(800) 323-4238|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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HH-3300.1800-220Internet Courses Definition
Programs that provide opportunities for students to pursue a course of independent study utilizing material that is communicated via the Internet.
LR-1000Braille Instruction Definition
Programs that teach people who are blind and other interested individuals to read and write using Braille, a system that uses raised dots to represent numerals and letters of the alphabet which can be identified by the fingers.
PH-6100.1700Disability Related Parenting Programs Definition
Programs that provide educational and supportive services for parents with disabilities and/or parents of children with disabilities who want to acquire the knowledge and skills they need to be effective in their parenting role.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
A disability that is characterized by a combination of hearing and visual impairments.
A condition in which affected individuals are totally blind and cannot see or are legally blind and have central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with maximal correction, or a peripheral field of vision that is so contracted that its widest diameter subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees.
YF-9000.6500Partial Sightedness Definition
A condition in which affected individuals have remaining visual acuity between 20/200 and 20/70 in the better eye with maximal correction.
YJ-6750.6500Parents of People With Disabilities Definition
The natural or adoptive mothers and fathers of individuals who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by their responsibility for and concern about the person.
The lawful mother and father of a person. Included are the natural mother or father of a child born to a valid marriage; the adoptive father or mother of a child jointly adopted by them; the natural mother of an illegitimate child if she is the sole guardian; the child's putative parent who has expressly acknowledged paternity and has contributed to the child's support; and any individual whose status as guardian of the child has been established by statute.