Virtual Parent Support Group

Young child who is visually impaired, wearing glasses, smiling as he sits on his mom's lap

First Wednesday of each month

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Looking to connect with other parents of children with vision impairments?

This group will provide parents the opportunity to connect, learn, and discuss in a virtual setting and also help them to:

  • Develop strategies to support their children through their diagnosis
  • Receive support from other parents who share their experiences
  • Address parenting challenges in a positive way

Facilitated by The Chicago Lighthouse and its staff including: Dr. Michael Smith, PhD. and Marla Garstka, MA.

View event flyer here (English)

View event flyer here (Spanish)

After you register in advance with Melissa (by providing her with your child’s name and age, your name, email, phone and zip code), she will email you with the Zoom details.

For more information, or to register, please contact or (847) 510-2060. Interpreters will not be provided so please invite a family member or friend to translate for you, if needed.

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