It can be hard to find appropriate and accessible activities for your visually impaired child in the summer. Here are 36 ideas to help you start planning your summer break!
Jennie writes about how she taught her son, Max, to sign. Max is totally blind and does have a few verbal words, but using signs to augment his early communication has really improved his language skills.
Heidi interviews her son’s mainstream preschool teacher and asks her how she prepared to introduce a blind student to her classroom.
Learning to listen carefully and distinguish between different sounds is an important skill for any child, but espeically for children with visual impairments. Lesley Potgieter explains how to assess your child’s listening ability and how to help them improve this skill.
As the mother of a special needs child I need friends and support. Where is the best place for me to find a support network? Surprise! That’s what social media is for.
Just because iPads are cheaper than other pieces of assistive equipment doesn’t necessarily make them affordable! Here are five tips on how to get grants and funding for a free iPad.
This series of Advisory Boards hosted by Spark Therapeutics will be with members of the community living with an RPE65 genetic mutation.
If your child has a sensory impairment like blindness should you still search out sensory play activities? Absolutely! Learn how to make sensory play accessible and host a sensory play party!
For children who are non-verbal or have low motor coordination, switches can be a great way to augment their play. If you’re just getting started with a switch you may be looking for some ideas on how to use this device with your child. Here are some things we’ve tried with our switches.