Missouri Statewide Parent Involvement Network (MoSPIN)

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The purpose of the Missouri Statewide Parent Involvement Network (MoSPIN) is to provide a free homebased program for families of children, birth through five years of age, who are visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities and combined vision and hearing challenges.

MoSPIN provides:

  • Home visits by parent advisors… parents select one or two hour visits, not to exceed four hours per month;
  • Focus on parents as their child’s first and most important teacher;
  • Information to help parents understand their child’s visual diagnosis and learning characteristics;
  • Parent lessons on vision, communication, motor, hearing or cognition from the national INSITE curriculum;
  • Ongoing support and provision of resources to families.

For additional information regarding the MoSPIN program or activities relating to families of children with combined vision and hearing loss, contact:

Melissa Moore, MoSPIN Coordinator and Lead Parent Advisor

Missouri School for the Blind

3815 Magnolia Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63110

314-633-1591 or Melissa.Moore@msb.dese.mo.gov

To submit forms: please download to your computer, fill out, save and e-mail to melissa.moore@msb.dese.mo.gov