Parent Support

Alberta Society for the Visually Impaired - Edmonton

ASVI — Alberta Society for the Visually Impaired was established in 1971, when a group of parents of  blind and visually impaired children came together to advocate for the return of their children from out of province residential schools.  Since then, the organization has been active in advocating for appropriate resources in the classrooms of neighborhood schools.  ASVI has also worked at providing recreational opportunities for children, learning opportunities for parents and professionals, assistive technologies for children and a myriad of other activities.

Today, ASVI's advocacy initiatives include:

  • Accessing qualified teachers of the visually impaired
  • Accessing orientation and mobility instruction, including cane instruction, which will ensure safe and independent travel
  • Accessing quality produced braille and large print materials in a timely manner

ASVI asks you to advocate for the needs of Alberta’s students who are blind or visually impaired.  Set a clear direction for our children to become successful, independent and contributing members of society.  ASVI is confident that by working together, Alberta can become a leader in this field, a resource and a model for other provinces to emulate.

For more information visit our website: ASVI Edmonton

Or contact:
Alberta Society for the Visually Impaired
c/o CNIB
12010 - Jasper Avenue
T5K 0P3
Phone: 780-453-8345

Click here to read the latest ASVI Newsletter