My name is Maeve and I am working on a project with three other students at the Rhode Island School of Design. We are very open to working either high-tech or low-tech and would like to hear what opportunities you see for new products for the visually impaired. We are wondering what the main challenges might be in raising a child with visual impairment.
re: your article on appropriate toys for blind/VI...
My daughter is going to turn 3 in 3 months. She is completely blind with LCA. I am planning her first big birthday party since she will actually be old enough to care about it this year! I want her party to be a fun sensory experience. Any and all ideas are welcome.
I would love to know at how old are blind kids ready to start going to school?
I have a partially sighted baby who is 1 year 4 months old. I would love to know when she can start going to school.
And how I can get the best toys for her since in our country we can hardly find any.
My name is Maša. I am working on a degree about blind and visually impaired babies and small children. Because I am studying industrial design, my work is to make an object or toy for children, which can help them for motor abilities, or for moving, for learning first skills,...
I'm looking for inexpensive audio books in MP3 format so I can play them for my child through my iPod.
Our son is just turning 2 and totally blind. We were trying to come up with some cool ideas to decorate his "new toddler/big boy" room. Although I've scanned the internet, and I've tried to use my imagination, it has only gotten me so far. I was wondering if any of you had any thoughts or suggestions to send my way. Maybe share some of the ways you've decorated your kids' room.