Are you missing out on the #1 most important thing your child needs to learn braille and be a successful braille reader well into their future?
Bionic Vision Australia (BVA) announces the successful implantation of a bionic eye. BVA attached the device, which contains 24 electrodes that stimulate the retina’s nerve cells, to a retina.
The idea behind the National Deafblind Equipment Distribution Program (NDBEDP) is that people with combined hearing and vision loss should have access to modern telecommunication tools (and the training necessary to use them) so that they can interact, communicate, use the internet and contribute more to their community.
When your child is visually impaired it’s kind of scary to hand him off to a new teacher. Here’s a solution: Create a welcome packet of materials about your child as a way to explain who your child is, how they communicate and how best to interact with them.
Ever thought about making a tactile matching game? This is a great activity for blind children. All you need is a collection of cleaned plastic snack cups and a few items to glue inside them and you’ve got a fun matching game that can be played with or without sight!
South Dakota School for the Blind & Visually Impaired serves students who are blind, deafblind or visually impaired.