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Nancy Verseckes

Assistant Executive Director

Phone: 781-878-6056 Ext. 154

nverseckes@nrcollab.org                    

Location

Varies depending on the planned activities

After School Program For Students Who Are Visually Impaired


Provides socialization and recreational activities for visually impaired students.


Students Served

The VIP After School Program serves South Shore students ages 5-14 who are legally blind and registered with Massachusetts Commission for the Blind. Most students attend a school program in their home district. This program provides opportunities for students to socialize with peers who are visually impaired.


Program Description

Activities are scheduled for after school, school vacations, and weekends. These include:

  • bowling
  • swimming
  • beach trips
  • dance
  • Kung Fu
  • roller skating
  • attending plays and concerts
  • museum visits
  • dining out


Staff/Ancillary Services

4:1 student to staff ratio
Teachers of the Visually Impaired
Volunteers
Adaptive Physical Education and Mobility Specialists when appropriate

Hours
School year calendar
All activities take place after school, weekends, and vacation weeks.

Optional Summer VIP Day Program: Enrollment based on recommendation of school district.

198 Spring Street Rockland, MA 02370 - Phone - 781-878-6056 Fax - 781-982-9787
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