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!
A collection of 15 (mostly free!) apps perfect for kids who are blind or visually impaired. Listed in categories ranging from visual stimulation to communication and fine motor needs.
Independence Science strives to create science classrooms that exhibit the full integration of students with disabilities. They provide matrerials, resources and advice that may not be available through a local school district.
This handy system can help you find your child if he wanders off! Just keep the QR Code on his person (as a tag or on clothing) and anyone who finds him can scan the code with a smart phone to get up-to-date information about where you are!
Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students is a week long camp that takes place at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, coordinated by teachers for the visually impaired and is accessible to blind and VI students.
Researchers at Moorfields Eye Hospital and University College London say they have had success in mouse models actually building retinas in the laboratory using stem cells to create new photoreceptors. When these new photoreceptors were injected into the eyes of blind mice, they were able to hook up with the existing architecture of the eye and begin to function.
Traveling with a child who is medically complex can be difficult. Not only do you have all the normal travel woes, but there’s medications, medical equipment and emergencies to prepare for. Catherine Rose gives travel tips that will keep your vacation running smoothly!
In this webcast, Sharon Sacks discusses the importance of including social skills instruction when teaching children who are blind or visually impaired.
Our favorite accessible math and number toys for teaching numbers, counting and one-to-one correspondence to blind and visually impaired children!