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Family Swim - Holiday Event

The Holiday season began at Iowa School for the Deaf as three families welcomed Santa.  Children enjoyed swimming, playing holiday games and creating holiday treats.   After a pizza lunch, Santa arrived and visited with children and families.   The group enjoyed some cookies and cocoa after Santa returned to the North Pole.   Merry Christmas to all!     . . .

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7th Annual Holiday event - Iowa Braille

The Holiday season began at Iowa Braille School as 13 families welcomed Santa.  Children enjoyed playing holiday games and creating holiday treats. Following lunch there was a fierce game of Bingo and a visit to Woody’s cave.   Christmas caroling with cookies and cocoa ended the final Holiday event on Iowa Braille campus.   Merry Christmas to all!    7th . . .

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New Year: New Skills

Friday, January 19th, 2018 - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the campus of Iowa School for the Deaf

Imagine relaxing while your child plans and prepares dinner, does your laundry, cleans their room (or maybe even yours). This program could make this dream a reality. Best of all, your individual child's needs determine our activities and plan for the day. To register: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event… Registration deadline:  January 5th, 2018

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Save the Date for Spring Conference!

Spring Family Conference April 6 - 7, 2018 Friday, 5 p.m. - Saturday, 9 p.m.   Spring Family Conference 2018

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Parent Workshops

August 31, 2017 Dear Parents, We are pleased to announce that the Nebraska Center for the Education of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired in Nebraska City, NE has extended an invitation to Iowa families to participate in a series of parent workshops during this school year.  There is no fee to attend.  Dates for the events are Sunday, November 12, 2017; Tuesday, February 13, 2018; Saturday, March 24, 2018; and . . .

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An Urban Experience

An Urban Experience offers a larger population and buildings that are tightly fitted into the landscape, but does it also offer new opportunities for living and working? Students from the Great Prairie AEA area traveled to Des Moines on Friday November 10 th to explore downtown, discover new culinary treats, search for the tranquil beauty inside a bustling city and learn the value of both urban and rural areas. During the . . .

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Bloomsbury Farm Family Fun Day - Deafblind Services Project

IESBVI and the Iowa Deafblind project collaborated on a fun fall event at Bloomsbury Farm in Atkins.  In spite of the rainy weather, 13 families explored the farm.    The Hayride and Carnival house were a couple of highlights from the event.       Additional picture slideshow   Bloomsbury Farm  

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Library Move to Iowa School for the Deaf

October 3, 2017 celebrates the Grand Opening for the IESBVI library at the Iowa School for the Deaf campus. Grand Opening of the IESBVI Library

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