process of planning for school occupies a great deal
of time for many parents of blind children and can be
quite challenging. Most of us face the situation of
our child's being the only blind student in the school.
Most classroom teachers have not had any training or
experience in teaching a blind student. It can be up
to parents to provide information on how the process
can be accomplished.
good news is that we have lots of great information
to share. The articles in this section give nuts and
bolts suggestions on topics from literacy to chemistry,
from preschool to college. You'll be able to apply our
practical, problem-solving approach whether your child
is in preschool or in high school.
information in this section is just the beginning. The
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children
publishes the magazine Future
Reflections with articles on education
and development by the most progressive voices in the
field. We also hold a national seminar each year where
parents and educators can hear presentations by award
winning teachers and other leaders in the field, attend
a specialized IEP workshop, find the latest information
on education and the law, learn strategies that work
with blind kids, and try out the newest technology.
NOPBC can also link you to knowledgeable parents and
teachers in your state.
take heart and know the process can work. We're here
to help make it happen.