Visually Impaired Preschool Services-Indiana

General Information

Visually Impaired Preschool Services-Indiana
1100 W. 42nd St.
Indianapolis Indiana 1 46208
http://www.vips.org

Brief Description

Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS Indiana) offers ongoing, vision-specific early intervention services for infants and toddlers with blindness or low vision and their families throughout the state of Indiana. The individualized and specialized early intervention services provided are implemented by a Licensed Teacher of Blind/Low Vision or an Early Interventionist specializing in the education of young children with vision loss. VIPS also provides comprehensive parent support through educational tools, quarterly parent trainings, sharing of resources, a lending library, a quarterly parent newsletter called VISability, and offers an accessible network for families.

Services Offered

  • Assessment
    • Offers evaluations.

  • Early Intervention/Infant Services
    • Provides early intervention services to Kentucky and Indiana's youngest children with blindness and low vision.

  • Support for Parents
    • Provides access to resources that help parents and caregivers better understand and support their child with visual impairment.