2013 International Family Conference
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Who We Are | Mission Statement | What We Do
NAPVI and the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) are so pleased to bring you our web site, www.FamilyConnect.org, an online, multimedia community for parents and guardians of children with visual impairments. FamilyConnect gives parents, grandparents and other caretakers a place to find comprehensive resources and support 24 hours a day, with access to message boards where they can talk to other parents, compelling videos featuring real-life families, parenting articles, a mom-authored blog, and links to local resources. The site also features sections dedicated to multiple disabilities, technology, education, and every age group from infants to teens. Visitors to www.FamilyConnect.org can also create a personal profile and receive information on news and events based on their child's age, eye condition, and location.
The National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI) is a non-profit organization of, by and for parents committed to providing support to the parents of children who have visual impairments. NAPVI is a core partner for the Families & Advocates Partnership for Education (FAPE) project spearheaded by the Parent Advocacy Coalition for Education Rights (PACER).
NAPVI is a national organization that enables parents to find information and resources for their children who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities.
NAPVI provides leadership, support, and training to assist parents in helping children reach their potential.
NAPVI is dedicated to: