Institute of Movement Studies for Individuals with Visual Impairments (IMSVI)

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Lauren Lieberman Named Fulbright Scholar

Distinguished Service Professor and founder of Camp Abilities has received a Fulbright Global Scholar Award to extend the reach of her educational sports camp in Brazil, Ghana, and Ireland. 


Camp Abilities

Camp Abilities is a developmental sports camp for children and teens who are blind, visually impaired, and deafblind. Watch our video to hear about the story of two children with visual impairments who grew up together at an orphanage in China and were reunited for the first time in several years at Camp Abilities Brockport.
Student and staff member hanging from a bar in a gym


We strive to prepare future professionals — both undergraduate and graduate students through program development and coordination, research, writing, and presenting at conferences.
Student accepting a ward through Skype


We obtain support through external government grants and donations and facilitate research with students and internal/external faculty. Our research findings are distributed  in publications (both nationally and internationally) and through presentations.
Students laughing and talking at Camp


We provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to learn to teach, research, write, and present. IMSVI offers professional adapted physical education training for faculty, teachers, and parents.
Campers running track and field

Programming/Service Learning

We provide camps, after school community programs, and service learning opportunities for children with visual impairments or deafblindness. Through a collaboration with Brockport students and local agencies, we develop new adapted physical education programs for children with visual impairments or deafblindness.

Last Updated 7/31/19

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