Alberta Society for the Visually Impaired

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October 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to the October 2019 edition of our Newsletter!

General Meeting Notice

Iris Evans will be joining us to discuss how to be an effective advocate and how to best guide your blind or visually impaired child on their path through school and beyond. Iris Evans served as an MLA for Sherwood Park for 15 years and was the minister of Municipal Affairs; Children’s Services; Health and Wellness; Employment, Industry and Immigration; Finance and Enterprise; and International and Intergovernmental Relations.
All are welcome! Please RSVP to
This event will be live streamed through our Facebook group BlindSpot.

Equipment Loans Application Procedures Review

ASVI Edmonton's Equipment Loans Application Procedures are currently under review.
Please check back in November for the updates.

ASVI Advocacy News

ASVI is currently conducting a survey of the educational requirements and experiences of blind and visually impaired students. Parents, students and professional educators/consultants are encouraged to complete this survey. The results will help ASVI in its advocacy efforts with Alberta Education to ensure the needs of this student group are met. You can access the survey online by clicking here.
Please note: this is an anonymous survey.

The Blind Spot Advocacy Group on Facebook