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Hadley School for the Blind Presentation

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      On August 20, 2012, from 10:00 a.m. until noon, the Iowa Department for the Blind welcomes Tom Babinszki and Doug Anzlovar from the Hadley School for the Blind.  Mr. Babinszki and Mr. Anzlovar will be conducting a presentation highlighting the plethora of training and educational opportunities available from Hadley.

      "Founded in 1920 by William Hadley and Dr. E.V.L. Brown, Hadley offers courses free of charge to its blind and visually impaired students and their families and affordable tuition courses to blindness professionals. Today, Hadley is the largest educator of people who are blind or visually impaired around the world, serving more than 10,000 students annually in all 50 states and 100 countries. Hadley is also the largest educator of braille. A 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, the school relies on contributions from individuals, foundations and corporations to fund its programs.

      Hadley has a course for you if you are:

      • a blind or visually impaired individual 14+ years of age
      • a relative of a blind or visually impaired child
      • a family member of a blind or visually impaired adult
      • a professional in the blindness field

      The presentation will be open to the public and will be held at the Iowa Department for the Blind, 524 4th Street, Des Moines, IA.  If you are interested in attending, please contact Tiffany Bickell at (515) 281-1336.  

      To learn more about the Hadley School for the Blind, you can visit its website at