Illinois School for the Visually Impaired (ISVI) Hearing and Speech Program


The Illinois School for the Visually Impaired provides a hearing and speech program to families and children with visual impairments.  The speech and language specialist develops and coordinates individualized speech therapy programs for students following assessment.  Consultations to students, parents, and local education agencies (LEA's) are available at any time.


About ISVI's speech language pathologist (SLP)

Ms. Madeline Jackson has been with ISVI since the 2012 school year.  She obtained her Bachelor's and Master's Degrees at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  Ms. Jackson is certified through the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA), as well as through the state of Illinois.  Additionally, Ms. Jackson is a certified Early Intervention Speech Language Pathologist, and holds an Illinois Professional Education License (PEL).


For further information, please contact:

Madeline Jackson, Speech Language Pathologist

Illinois School for the Visually Impaired

658 E. State Street

Jacksonville, IL  62650-2130

Office Phone:  (217) 479-4477

E-mail:  madeline.jackson@illinois.gov