WHO WE ARE - WHAT WE FUND

The SRF supports special education/vision research that identifies best approaches or services for individuals with visual/sensory impairments. Additionally, we offer educational scholarships, free teacher supplies/equipment, and transition/mentor programs.

Research in the Spotlight

2019 Year Summary
2019 Year Summary

Happy New Year! Whether you celebrate by going out or staying in, each new year is a good opportunity to look back at what you...

02 December, 2019
U of I Article: Organization Supports Students Who are Blind or Have Low Vision in Illinois
22 November, 2019
2019 Local Teacher Award Winner: Jenn Reeder
16 October, 2019
2019 Local Teacher Award Winner: Jenn Reeder

According to a national survey conducted by Kelton Research, 97% of all teachers pay out … Continue reading 2019 Local Teacher Award Winner: Jenn Reeder

28 August, 2019
Goalball

Goalball is the most popular team sport for the blind and visually impaired. The sport … Continue reading Goalball

Presenters who are blind
15 August, 2019
Presenters who are blind

Published originally by WonderBaby.com By Hillary Kleck Click Here to read the original article Oh, … Continue reading Presenters who are blind

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Recent Research Articles

U of I Article: Organization Supports Students Who are Blind or Have Low Vision in Illinois
U of I Article: Organization Supports Students Who are Blind or Have Low Vision in Illinois

Originally Published by Lauren Provencher University of...

2019 Year Summary
2019 Year Summary

Happy New Year! Whether you celebrate by...

2019 Local Teacher Award Winner: Jenn Reeder
2019 Local Teacher Award Winner: Jenn Reeder

According to a national survey conducted by...

Research. Education. Philanthropy.

We spotlight relevant special education/vision research, identify what students with visual impairments/sensory disabilities need to succeed, and then offer strategic programs, resources, and guidance to the community. Our goal is to empower individuals and celebrate abilities. Together, we can climb mountains.

Did you know that becoming a Teacher of the Visually Impaired, or TVI, is a career choice?

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Individuals with sensory impairments face a unique set of challenges. As a society, everything around us makes us rely on our five senses to navigate the world, but that’s not true for everyone. Your students, neighbors, or children could be searching for support for their low vision or blindness or sensory impairments. They interact with the world differently, but that shouldn’t stop them from reaching their full potential and enjoying an abundant life.

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A Whole New World

Despite mainstream culture, there is a large group of individuals who are under-represented. That is why we formed our 501 c-3 organization – for those who just need a little bit of help to see the world. Please contact us for more information.

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College Scholarships

Education is one of the keys to a successful life. Learn about the college scholarships available for special education majors.

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Teacher Support & Classroom Supplies

Teachers pave the way for our children’s future. Help educators make a difference with essential classroom supplies through our Back to School program.

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Cooperation with
School Counselors

Through mentorships and partnering with school counselors, we help encourage students interested in going to college and investigate some of the ways to achieve that worthwhile goal.

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