[nfbmi-talk] Dear Parents:

Larry Posont president.nfb.mi at gmail.com
Tue Mar 11 01:11:31 UTC 2014


National Federation of the Blind of Michigan
7189 Connors Rd.
Munising, MI 49862

March 10, 2014

Dear Parents:

     Here is a survey distributed through the National Federation of
the Blind list serv. If you are so inclined it would be good to
provide your feedback on this survey. It could help your child in the
future. The Professional Development and Research Institute on
Blindness at Louisiana Tech University has designed the study. They
are an excellent university with a superb program in training teachers
of blind students.

Sincerely,
Larry Posont
President
 National Federation of the Blind of Michigan
 (906) 387-3546
Email: president.nfb.mi at gmail.com
 Web page: www.nfbmi.org

Munising home of the beautiful Pictured Rocks.




From: David Andrews


Dear Parent or Guardian:



The Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness at
Louisiana Tech University invites you to participate in a study to
evaluate the services and to understand the educational experiences of
blind and/or visually impaired youth in grades K through 12. Your
feedback will improve future policies and practices that prepare
teachers in the future. Participation in this study allows us to gain
a much richer and robust understanding of factors that impact service
options and academic performance of blind and/or visually impaired
youth.



For a parent or guardian to participate in this study, your child must
meet the following criteria.

.              Be between the ages of 5-22 and be enrolled in a school
in the United States in grades K through                           12;

.              Visual impairment must be listed as his or her primary
diagnosed disability on his or her            Individualized Education
Plan (IEP);

.              English is his or her primary spoken language;



Participation in this study is voluntary and you may quit the survey
at any time. We appreciate your participation in this research.



You may access the survey by visiting the link below.



https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/pdribp



Feel free to forward this invitation.



Sincerely,

Edward Bell, Ph.D., Principal Investigator

Casey Robertson, Research Associate

Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness

Louisiana Tech University

PO Box 3158, Woodard Hall 210

Ruston, LA 71272

318-257-4554



E-mail instituteonblindness at latech.edu if you need help with this survey.



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