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Congratulations Iowa Rams girls and boys goalball teams and Coach Karli - Girls team 3rd place

IESBVI & Iowa Deafblind Project Holiday Event in Council Bluffs

REGISTRATION DEADLINE - December 1st, 2017 Date: December 9th, 2017 Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Get your holiday spirit on! Families of students that are blind or visually impaired are invited to the Lied Multipurpose Center at Iowa School for the Deaf Campus in Council Bluffs for a day of seasonal experiences, music, social interaction, and play time. Parents meet and connect with other parents. Join us for a fun . . .

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7th Annual Holiday Event in Vinton

REGISTRATION DEADLINE - November 22nd, 2017   Date: December 2nd, 2017 Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Get your holiday spirit on! Families of students that are blind or visually impaired are invited to the Iowa Braille Campus in Vinton for a day of seasonal experiences, music, social interaction, and play time. Parents meet and connect with other parents. Join us for a fun day of activities and a . . .

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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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NCASB Goalball 2017

NCASB Goalball Tournament 2017 The Iowa Rams goalball teams participated in the NCASB Goalball Tournament in St. Louis over the weekend of Nov. 3-5.  Iowa was one of ten states from around the Midwest represented at the tournament.    The boys’ team was competitive in their games against Indiana and Ohio, but ended up falling short in both.   The girls’ team was the surprise of 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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NCASB Track and Field 2017

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NCASB Track and Field 2017

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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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A Message from the Superintendent:

The Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School has not operated classroom or residential programs on the campus in Vinton since 2011. In an effort to use our resources to provide the greatest benefit to the students we serve, the Board of Regents, State of Iowa is working to sell the property. Currently the Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired uses a portion of Main Hall to house a media center, equipment, file storage . . .

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