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 mother writes candidly about the birth and life of her son, Gabriel, who has Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP).
Lesley Potgieter writes about how it can be difficult to live up to mainstream standards as a person with disabilities. She encourages parents to help their children create their own standards and live life on their own terms.
The newest webcast from Perkins features Luisa Mayer, Ph.D., an internationally known specialist in visual field/functional vision testing.
Lakeshore Learning sells adaptive equipment that you can pair with any of their multiethnic school dolls. You can choose a doll that looks like your child (they offer many different skin tones and hair colors) then pick the equipment they use to make a doll that your child can really relate to!
Students who are blind or deafblind are eligible for free school supplies and equipment that will help them access school curriculum. Find out how to use these funds!
Boston Children’s Hospital is running a pilot program with inpatient care using a new app they’ve developed to help organize and facilitate communication between a patient’s family and their doctors.
Shannon Gardner writes about her son, Kekoa, and his relationship with his younger sister Oliana, who is blind. She writes about how it can be difficult to have a disabled sibling, but also points out how hard her son works to connect with his sister.