National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI) Website Link
NAPVI is a national organization that enables parents to find information and resources for their children who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities.
NAPVI provides leadership, support, and training to assist parents in helping children reach their potential.
NAPVI is dedicated to: giving emotional support, initiating outreach programs networking, advocating for the educational needs and welfare of children who are blind or visually impaired
What does NAPVI do?
*Promote and provide information through workshops and publications which will help parents meet the special needs of their child(ren) with visual impairment.
*Provide an information and referral service.
*Promote the development of state and local organizations of, by and for parents
of children with visual impairments.
*Provide seed money awards for establishment of local NAPVI chapters.
*Publish and disperse a quarterly publication entitled Awareness.
*Maintain a national support and information network through phone and mail correspondence.
*Increase public awareness about children with visual impairments so they are accepted by society.
*Provide workshops and conferences.
*Foster communication and coordination of services among federal, state and local agencies and organizations involved with people with visual impairments.