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Have a great summer break! Check back this summer for highlights from our summer programs

Summer Institute 2016

Summer Institute 2016 is right around the corner. This year it is being held at the Sheraton West Des Moines on August 2nd and 3rd and will feature the following sessions plus more! There's still room available.      Summer Institute Handouts         Session Name         Active Learning Make and Take . . .

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Camp Abilities - Iowa 2016

   Camp Abilities – Iowa 2016       United States Association of Blind Athletes . . .

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First AmeriCorp Vista Position

The Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Iowa School for the Deaf are looking to start some FIRST robotics teams next year focused on accessibility for our students. If you know of someone who is interested in working full time as an Americorps VISTA (Volunteer In Service To America), please pass this on to them. Feel free to have them contact Sara Larkin at slarkin@iowa-braille.k12.ia.us or Susan . . .

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2016 Regional Iowa Braille Challenge

The following students participated in the Braille Challenge at the Iowa Department for the blind on Saturday, January 30, 2016. Congratulations to all place winners and participants. Click on the link to hear Todd's infamous Braille C hal lenge tribute to the particpants. Todd's Braille Challenge song Rookie Group 1st place - Emily B 2nd place- Rachel 3rd place- Jordan Apprentice Group  (Grades . . .

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