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Family Resources

As parents, families, and caregivers of infants, toddlers, children and young adults who are blind or have low vision, you are critical to their success in life. The Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (WCBVI) offers information, services, and programs to support you and your family.

The WSBVI has both residential and day attendance options. In Wisconsin, the Individualized Education Program (IEP) team determines placement at WSBVI. WSBVI provides access to the K-12 Wisconsin state standards and the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) for students who are blind and visually impaired. More about the Wisconsin School for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

WCBVI Outreach team members offer Individual and Group Short Courses with an emphasis on the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC). Programs run for various lengths of time, typically no longer than two weeks.The purpose of Individual Short Courses are not for determining whether WSBVI is a good fit for a student’s educational placement. Please browse this website and our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for more information.

The Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (WCBVI) Outreach Services serves as a statewide educational resource relating to visual impairments to benefit all Wisconsin students who are visually impaired. Any stakeholder can request support through the WCBVI Outreach Service Request (OSR).