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Make Your Own Tactile Christmas Ornaments!
about Holiday Crafts and Ideas
Finding the right Christmas gifts for your child can be a challenge, but do you know what always gets me stumped? Stockings! Finding cute (and little...
30 Multi-Sensory Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids with Sensory Impairments
In October we ran a t-shirt fundraiser for WonderBaby.org and raised $7000! The response to our "Love is Blind" shirts was so overwhelming we'll be...
Spread the Love Giveaway!
I've always felt that the best way to celebrate any holiday or season is with crafts! Easter and spring have egg and flower crafts, autumn has...
10 Sensory Christmas Activities for Children who are Blind!
Here's a message for all the parents of special needs kids who just can't manage the Christmas traditions and stress: It's OK. Skip it. We all have...
To the Special Needs Family Who Just Can't Do Christmas This Year
Last week we visited the fantastic Museo Tiflologico tactile museum in Madrid, Spain. It is run by ONCE, the National Organization of the Blind in...
Visiting a Tactile Museum with Your Blind Child
One in a Million Baby Podcast
Have you ever been texting a friend and wanted to add a little braille bling to the conversation? Of course you have! And even if you haven't, now...
Braille Stickers for iOS Messaging
The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) announced in early 2016 that it would join forces with Amazon to improve accessibility for Amazon Kindle E...
NFB and Amazon Work Together for Improved Kindle Accessibility
Download a Printable IEP Organizer
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The WonderBaby Holiday Survival Guide for Kids with Sensory Impairments
about Holiday Crafts and Ideas
The Improvise Approach is an exciting way of providing creative music-making opportunities for people with special needs. All you need is the book...
The Improvise Approach + ThumbJam App for kids with complex needs
Computers for the Blind provides computer equipment, software and training to individuals who are blind and families of children with visual...
Get a computer for your blind child!
Fun with Braille! Braille Alphabet Blocks
Your child with visual impairments can receive his/her own Braille letter from Santa this year. From now until Sunday, December 18, 2016, Braille...
Receive a Braille Letter from Santa
I am looking for braille blocks for my daughter. She is 3.5 years old. Is it possible to get them in Dubai?
I am looking for braille blocks for my daughter. She is 3.5 years old. Is it possible to...
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My son has severe retinal scarring, do any of those procedures/therapies in your article on retinas talk about retinal scarring?
My son has severe retinal scarring, do any of those procedures/therapies in your article...
I know my son can't get a seeing guide dog until he's 18 & can get a companion dog at age 10, do you know anything about companion dogs?
I know my son can't get a seeing guide dog until he's 18 & can get a...
A recent study conducted by Johns Hopkins University shows that blind people use their brain's numerical and visual processing areas while performing...
Study show brain uses visual cortex while computing math problems
The FCC proposed rules to expand video description access to blind viewers across the country. These rules would increase the number of hours of...
FCC Proposes Increased Audio Description Access
Santa's Little Hackers is a seasonal toy drive to adapt toys. They make simple modifications to the electronics of toys and give them away. These...
Santa's Little Hackers: Free Adapted Toys for Kids with Disabilities
What is Retinitis Pigmentosa?
What is Retinitis Pigmentosa?
I didn’t realise that blind people weren’t supposed to do things for a very long time. I grew up playing football, fighting my sister and reading all...
Fostering Positivity and Confidence in Your Blind Child
Pity… Now this is a particularly important theme that runs through parents of children who are visually impaired lives, being offered unwanted pity....
Where I Think You Can Stick Your Pity! Thoughts from a Mom of a Visually Impaired Child
One of the most valuable things I gained from studying for two years at a specialist school for the blind was the freedom to make mistakes. I would...
My Mistakes Have Made Me: How Learning from Failure Can Help Your Blind Child Grow
This subject has been fiercely debated online, I have seen many parents clash with young visually impaired people about the rights and wrongs of this...
Why I Choose to Write About My Blind Daughter on the Internet
We kicked off our summer holidays being ambitious by attempting to attend a mainstream medium sized festival. Kendal Calling, based in the Lake...
Taking a Blind Child to a Music Festival and Making It Fun and Accessible!
Over the past couple of years tech-giant Google has filed for patents related to vision and visual acuity. What does this mean? Is Google interested...
Is Google Planing to Cure Blindness?
The Braille Bee app from Sensory Sun introduces kids to spelling and contractions. It offers five different fun games (like spelling bee, word search...
Braille Bee Spelling App
Have any groups or families hosted a movie night with audio description for families of kids who are blind/visually impaired? How did it go? What...
Has anyone hosted an audio described movie night?
I have been using the Building on Patterns reading curriculum and I just found out from my vision teacher that it does not go any further than 2nd...
Do you use a special curriculum for reading?
The Rib It Ball is a large inflatable ball that is light, easy to hold on to (because of those "ribs" along the ball) and comes in bright contrasting...
Special Needs Rib It Ball from Playability Toys
The Tactile Caliper is a simple to use, accurate low-cost measuring ruler for the blind and visually impaired that provides a braille output to 1/...
Tactile Caliper Provides Braille Output for Blind Users
I have a 2yr daughter that is born blind. She doesn't connect well with people. She swings and jumps and repeats words. Is that normal? She doesn't...
How to make sure if a blind child is not autistic?
Sensory Sun provides activities, curriculum and resources for families with kids who are blind or visually impaired, and their Halloween posts are...
7 Accessible Halloween Activities from Sensory Sun
The answer to that question is simple... of course you can raise a child if you're blind! But, as with anything in life, there are a lot of...
Can Someone Who is Blind Be a Parent?
Sensory Sun provides sensory-based curriculum, lesson plans, activities and resources for students who are visually impaired. They offer many of...
Sensory Sun Resources for Kids Who are Visually Impaired
Spark Therapeutics launched the ID YOUR IRD website to help people living with certain inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) by providing access to...
ID YOUR IRD Offers Free Genetic Testing for Families with Inherited Retinal Diseases
Why Kids Who are Blind Don't Actually Need to Learn Braille You've probably heard the statistic that less than 10% of blind Americans read braille....
Do Blind Kids Still Need to Learn Braille?
Dear Well-Meaning Mom, I know you see me struggling with my medically complex child and your heart aches. You want to do good and you want to be...
An Open Letter to the Mom Who Just Wants to Help