North Dakota Vision Services/School for the Blind (NDVS/SB) provides statewide leadership, center based programming, and regionalized outreach services ensuring that the specialized needs of persons of all ages who are blind or visually impaired are met. NDVS/SB is a division of the Department of Public Instruction, Kirsten Baesler, State Superintendent, and is located in Grand Forks, with regional offices in Fargo, Jamestown, Minot and Bismarck.

NDVS/SB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services.

Mission Statement

NDVS/SB provides individualized services and resources to infants, children and adults with visual impairment to empower them in achieving their goals.


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Postponed - 2020 Our Families Looking to the Future (Family Weekend)

Friday, March 13, 2020 at 06:00 pm - Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 03:00 pm

Categories: Special Event, Sports, Spotlight, Adults, Students

NDVS/SB is sorry to announce that due to a low number of registrations we are postponing the The Family Weekend until this fall. Please watch for updates about the new dates.

What is Family Weekend?

This is an opportunity for families who have a child with vision loss (including those with additional disabilities) to listen to informational speakers, and to meet other families from across North Dakota and staff from North Dakota Vision Services/School for the Blind.

DJenne-amal Morris
Imani Morris
Dr. Holly Pedersen

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