Become A Supporting Parent

Support parents are trained volunteers who have agreed to listen and share information with other parents about their first-hand experiences raising a child with a visual impairment or other disability.

In-person training is ideal for new support parents, but the following video may be helpful when lengthy group training sessions are not practical or to supplement your training.


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You may also be interested in downloading Tips for New Support Parents (pdf).

This video is made available for use by any non-profit organization serving children with special needs. If you represent such an organization, you are also invited to download our Leader Kit, which includes:

  • Training materials for program coordinators
  • Forms for signing up volunteers, assigning matches and monitoring progress
  • Tips to share with new support parents

If you’re a parent of a child with visual impairment looking for support services, please visit Family Support.

If you are interested in becoming a support parent for the Delta Gamma Center for Children With Visual Impairments, please contact us.


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