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Visually Impaired Preschool Services

Last Update:2/9/2017
Contact:Meredith Howell
Title:Assistant Director
Address:Indiana Interchurch Center
1100 W 42nd St, #228
Indianapolis, IN 46208
County:
Phone:
Toll Free:888-824-2197
Fax:317-924-5469
TDY:
E-Mail:
Website:www.vips.org
Mission
Visually Impaired Preschool Services, Inc. empowers families by providing educational excellence to young children with visual impairments in order to build a strong foundation for reaching their highest potential.
Program Description
VIPS provides "best practice" vision-specific early intervention services to Indiana's youngest children with blindness or low vision, and offers comprehensive support to their families. VIPS offers a variety of services to address the individual needs of each child and his/her family.

VIPS services for children ages birth-to-three can include:
  • Assessments,
  • In-Home Early Intervention,
  • Quarterly Parent Training Opportunities,
  • Quarterly Parent Newsletter,
  • Preschool Transition Assistance,
  • Annual Family Retreat,
  • Lending Library,
  • Printed Resources,
  • and more.
Financial
VIPS is a private, non-profit agency founded in Louisville, KY in 1985. The Indiana office of VIPS opened in 2011 and is funded by the generosity of individuals, corporations, and charitable organizations.
Services
Adapted Toys
Advocacy
Evaluations/Assessments
Family Support
Lending Library
Parent Education/Training
Play groups/Social skills/Leisure skills
Pre-school/Early Childhood
Spanish speaking community/materials
Spanish Speaking Staff Available
Support Group
Visually Impaired / Blind
Counties Serviced
Entire State
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