Tips and ideas for making accessible tactile Easter eggs with kids who are blind or who have multiple disabilities.
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!
Many people think of learning to count as the basic, beginning math skill to teach to children. Even before a child can learn to count, she must master the pre-math concept of one-to-one correspondence. Here are some activities to help teach that concept.
Tactile symbol systems are valuable tools that aid learners with conversations about people, places, events, and ideas.