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Northern Conference for Illinois Parents of Children with Vision Loss


Saturday, April 20, 2019    
9:00 am - 3:15 pm


Kankakee Community College
100 College Drive, Kankakee, IL

Event Type

Free event offers in-depth discussions, experts in the field and insights from fellow parents.

The Northern Illinois Vision Conference will take place April 20 at Kankakee Community College.

The event is for parents of children ages birth through 21 to join in-depth discussions of use topics and learn from experts in the field as well as from fellow parents. Children must be at least 12 years old to attend.

The conference program will include the following topics and sessions:

  • Blindness versus low vision
  • Social/emotional needs
  • IEP and transition
  • Orientation and mobility

The conference is free to attend. Service providers are also welcome to attend and will be able to earn professional credits.

The registration deadline is April 15. For more details, including how to register and funding opportunities available, visit the vision conference website or click on the conference registration form.

If you have questions, contact Michelle Clark at or (217) 479-4414. (Please note registrations will not be accepted by phone.)