Visually Impaired Preschool Services - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Visually Impaired Preschool Services
1906 Goldsmith Lane
Louisville, KY 40218
(502) 636-3207 (Local)
(502) 636-0024 (Fax)
(888) 636-8477 (Toll-Free)

Brief Description

Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS) offers early intervention to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers who are visally impaired, or who have multiple disabilities, including visual impairment, and to their families throughout Kentucky. Services include home-based intervention, center-based services, including a full preschool, direct services to children enrolled in day care/preschool programs, consultations to day care/preschool programs, statewide outreach program, and parent education and support programs.

Hours of operation: Kentucky: Mon.-Fri. 8:30 AM-4:30 PM Indiana: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Clients served on average per year: 526
Number of staff: 39
Staff description: full-time and part-time
Geographic area served: VIPS serves children throughout the states of Kentucky and Indians.
Publications: Can Do! (video series), Visability Parent Newsletter (bimonthly), also available online.


1100 W. 42nd St., Suite 228
Indianapolis, IN 46208

VIPS-Central Kentucky
350 Henry Clay Blvd.
Lexington, KY 40502

VIPS-Central Kentucky
350 Henry Clay Blvd.
Lexington, KY 40502


Carol Dahmke, Office Manager, (502) 498-2921,
Martha Hack, Family Services Coordinator, (502) 498-2926,
Meredith Howell, Assistant Director, VIPS-Indiana, (502) 498-2936,
Annie Hughes, Director, VIPS-Indiana, (502) 498-2963,
Beth Krebs, VIPS Kids Town Preschool, Assistant Director, (502) 498-2929,
Jan Moseley, Visual Impairment Specialist, (502) 498-2938,
Kathy Mullen, Director of Education, (502) 498-2927,
Diane Nelson, Executive Director, (502) 498-2940,
Mary Smyth, Assistant Director, VIPS-Central Kentucky, (859) 276-0335

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assistive Products
    • Can DO! Educational video series. Products for sale on site and online.
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