Tips and ideas for making accessible tactile Easter eggs with kids who are blind or who have multiple disabilities.
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.
VisionCorps operates under the auspices of Susquehanna Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, serving people in Pennsylvania.
A new study restores normal vision in mice with diseased retinas using a new type of retinal prosthetic which relies on the use of the retina’s code that communicates with the brain.
Drew Ann Long has developed an accessible shopping cart designed specifically for larger children and adults with low muscle tone and multiple disabilities.
Saint Lucy Day School for Children with Visual Impairments also has a school for the deaf on its campus.
American Printing House for the Blind (APH) and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library have teamed up to provide free audio and braille books to preschoolers with visual impairments!
Mary McDonach writes about how her daughter, Elizabeth, who has albinism and very low vision, was able to watch (and see!) a 3D film in the movie theater! They were all surprised and delighted by this… and maybe your child could benefit from this new movie technology, too!
EyeMusic is a sensory substitution device that turns visual data into music so that blind users can hear what’s around them. Users of EyeMusic wear glasses with a small video camera mounted on the frame. The camera scans the images in front of the user then transmit music back through an ear piece.