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In order to promote, facilitate, and provide appropriate educational opportunities for all Wisconsin children who are blind or visually impaired, regardless of their educational placement, Outreach staff offer Individual and Group courses with an emphasis on the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC).

2022-2023 Group Short Courses

In person at WCBVI – Winter Weekend–Inside Edition!

December 9-11, 2022 – Focusing on skills, such as changing a light bulb, inserting batteries, using a simple tool kit, knitting, wrapping gifts, and baking.

Virtual Book Club: The Hunger Games trilogy

This program will run the course of the school year from 7:00-8:00 PM every other week.

  • The Hunger Games: December 01, 2022; December 15, 2022; January 05, 2023; and January 19, 2023
  • Catching Fire: February 02, 2023; February 16, 2023; March 02, 2023; and March 16, 2023
  • The Mockingjay: 04/20/23, 05/04/23, 05/18/23, 06/01/23)

Virtual Art Club

Offered throughout the school year, from 5:30-7:30 PM. Students do not have to participate in all sessions.

  • December 13, 2022 – Bead Project
  • January 10, 2023 – Paper Lanterns
  • February 7, 2023 – Yarn Crafts

In person at WCBVI – Art Club

March 3-5, 2023. Students can create and submit a project to the APH Insight contest, if desired!

Individual Short Courses

Please email and put the words, “Individual Short Courses” in the subject line for more information or to begin a request, please fill out the interest form in the button above.

More Information

For more information about Short Courses, please email, and put the words, “Short Courses” in the subject line. To request a Short Course, please complete an Outreach Service Request and select Student Programming.