Homework Help Hotline for Blind Students During Corona Virus-Related School Closure

In response to the school closures in K-12 and higher education across the United States due to COVID-19, we have organized a free, homework help hotline for blind/visually impaired students from Kindergarten to college. Find out more. 

Honoring Diverse Cultures Virtual Read Aloud & Book Talk Series

A virtual read aloud and book talk series for blind/visually impaired children featuring books that acknowledge and celebrate racial differences and promote brave spaces for learning and talking about bias, racism, and social justice.

Each read aloud will be facilitated by a member of the National Homework Hotline-BVI via Zoom. To provide an enhanced sensory and interactive experience, household objects will be suggested for some books.

The series will kick off with the following sessions. Note all times are Eastern Standard.

6/104:00-4:45pm
Book selection: The Day You Begin

Suggested ages: 4-9 yrs

6/12 • 12-12:45pm
Book selection: Sulwe

Suggested ages: 4-9 yrs

6/17 • 4-4:45pm

Book selection: Intersectional Allies: We Make Room for All

Suggested ages: 6-10
 
6/19 12-12:45pm
Book selection: Mommy’s Khimar
Suggested ages: 3-8 yrs 
 
*Book selections are subject to change. A second book will be added to each session if time permits.

To attend one or more sessions, complete this registration form. Then, you will receive the Zoom invitation prior to each registered session.

VISTAS is committed to promoting the personal growth and independence of individuals with vision impairments through specialized education and accessible enrichment opportunities.

We provide essential consultative, instructional, and diagnostic services for students from Pre-K through 21 years in a range of public and private schools. We also provide educational services in the community. Our team of certified professionals is committed to centering students’ individualized learning needs and abilities to help them reach their full potential.

Boy seated at table doing math practice using his laptop and cranmer abacus.

 

What We Offer

Itinerant VI Instruction & Consultation

Direct student instruction and staff consultation that address areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum for Visually Impaired Youth.

Braille and Electronic Transcription

Conversion of print curricular materials into accessible electronic documents, braille files, and tactile graphics.

Educational Assessments

Essential evaluations to determine appropriate educational goals and needs.

Community-Based Enrichment

Camps, Saturday classes, field trips, and special events in community settings.

“Life is not about finding our limitations; it’s about finding our infinity.”

Herbie Hancock

VISTAS Education Partners
P.O. Box 4214 Highland Park, NJ 08904 | 732-835-6672 | info@vistaseducation.com

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