Hadley School for the Blind is to promote independent living through lifelong, distance education programs for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, their families and blindness service providers. The school allows the students study in a welcoming and supportive environment.
Accreditation: Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually meets the high standards of requirements of education by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). Our school is the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council since 1958.
Year Founded/Established: 1958
Worldview or Religious Affiliation: None
Tuition and Fees: Free
Payment Plan: Free
Electives: None listed.
Graduation Requirements: To earn a Hadley diploma, you are required to complete 16 Carnegie Units: English 3 Units Math 2 Units Science 2½ Units Social Studies 2 Units Vocational Ed ½ Unit Foreign Language/Art/Music ½ Unit Electives 5½ Units
Flexibility: Study in a location convenient to you. Course materials and teachers' comments on your assignments arrive by mail or via email. Study at any time, at your own pace. Since you decide when to study, you can choose a time when you are least likely to be interrupted. Receive specially-designed course materials in the medium of your choice—braille, large print, audio and online. Receive one-on-one attention from your instructor. Your Hadley instructor will check, grade and respond to your completed assignments individually, as if you were sitting together in a classroom. Contact your instructor with questions. If you have a question about what you are studying, you can call our toll-free number (U.S. and Canada), write or email your instructor.
College credit: Not listed
Curriculum / Careers: Curriculum caters to the learning needs of blind or visually impaired students
NCAA Approved? No
Homeschool Info: Study at any time, at your own pace and receive designed course materials in braille, large print, audio and online. Your Hadley instructor will check, grade and respond to your completed assignments individually like you were sitting together in a classroom.
Offers ACT/SAT Prep? Information not found.
Offers Summer Classes: yes
Accepts International Students Yes
Additional Information: ou are eligible to apply for enrollment in the HS program if you reside in the U.S. and you are legally, progressively or functionally visually impaired; at least 14 years old; and able to read and understand courses written in high school level English.
Physical Location/Office Location/Address: Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 700 Elm Street, Winnetka, IL 60093-2554 USA