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!
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.
LeAndra Lee writes about her daughter, Abigail, who is diagnosed with Optic Nerve Hypopalsia and Septo Optic Dysplasia. LeAndra explains what ONH is and how it affects Abigail.
A new study shows that parents of children with disabilities learn to adjust over time and show little difference in well being, both physically and emotionally, from parents of typically developing children.
The United Healthcare Children’s Foundation is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered by their health insurance plan. Find out if you’re eligible and how to apply!
Each transparent block in this set contains different types of beads so each one makes a different sound which is great for kids learning to play with auditory cues. For children with usable vision, the bright colors are very attractive plus these blocks look great on a light table!
Perkins Products introduces their revolutionary new brailler: The SMART Brailler. This new brailler has a small computer screen attached to the front of it so you can see (in both braille and print) what’s being typed on the screen. Perfect for parents who are learning along with their kids! The computer can also speak to you while you type and save and edit files, transfer files and create multiple users.