Events/ Registration

Indiana Vision Conference

November 5 - 6, 2018
Wyndham West, 7:30am - 3:00pm
Cost:  $125

An interactive conference for BLV teachers, professionals, and parents to learn, discuss, and brainstorm topics within our unique field.  Sessions will include: Changing the Code-UEB, Building FVLMA kits, local programs and services, ICAM/NIMAS, AT exhibitors and more. 

2019 Indiana Regional Braille Challenge

Saturday, March 2, 2019Braille Institute Logo
8:00am - 3:00pm
Location:  ISBVI Campus
Celebration & Banquet at 5:00pm at off-campus location
*NOTE:  All tests will be given in the UEB code. 

Students from around the state compete in a braille literacy competition for a chance to win and compete a the National Braille Challenge, a national program by the Braille Institute of America.

5th Annual Cane Quest Pilot

Sunday, March 3, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location:  ISBVI Campus

"CANE QUEST" is a fun, new annual orientation and mobility contest sponsored by Braille Institute, open to eligible blind and visually impaired youth in grades 3 - 12.  It's a great way for O&M Specialists and parents to motivate students to sharpen their skills."   ---Braille Institute

SCOUTS:  Grades 3 - 6
EXPLORERS:  Grades 7 - 8
TRAILBLAZERS:  Grades 9 - 12

Assessments of Young Children (AYC)

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Monday, May 13, 2019 - Friday, May 24, 2019
Location:  ISBVI

An assessment window for children who are blind or have visual impairments, ages 2 -3.  Children can be scheduled for two - three days of specialized assessments including psychological evaluations, speech evaluations, OT/PT, and Functional Vision and Learning Media as needed for consideration of special education services when transitioning into the local school.  Registration coming soon.

Summer Training and Employment Program (STEP)

For students 16 - 21 currently enrolled in an Indiana High School Program
June 17 - July 19, 2019
Location:  ISBVI
Brought to you by ISBVI and BOSMA Enterprises

STEP is a summer program designed to provide high school students who are blind or visually impaired the opportunity to receive vocational training and support while working a paying job within the local community.

Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) Camp

For students ages 9 - 15
June 17 - June 21, 2019
Location:  ISBVI
Cost:  $75 Registration Fee

One full-week of overnight camping!  This camp is for students who are blind or have low vision.  Campers will be participating in daily activities aligned with STEM standards.  Activities will include designing boats, archery, horseback riding, racing go-carts, and much more!  

Camp Abilities

For students ages 10 - 15
June 24 - June 28, 2019
Location:  ISBVI
Cost:  $50 Registration Fee

This camp is a NEW dynamic sports camp for pre-teen and teens to explore the areas of independence, social interaction, orientation and mobility, and more.  Students will stay overnight and participate in nightly, off-campus activities throughout the week.