Being outside all day for a summer outing can be difficult when your child is blind or has other special needs. Here is our list of must haves to bring along that will make the day easy and fun... and help your child avoid meltdowns!
Using a cleaned out liquid dish soap container and a few cottage cheese lids pulled out of the recycle bin you can create this fun pull toy. Use it to help teach your child about cause and effect while also improving hand strength!
Ivan's Occupational Therapist suggested finding simple activities he could do that would require him to use one hand to stabilize while the other hand is engaged. Making a Bead Container is a super simple and inexpensive way to do just that!
What are you getting your child for Christmas this year? We've put together our "wish list" of toys and games we'd like to get Ivan for Christmas... and all of them are perfect for young blind children!
With some extra fabric, a sewing machine, and a little creativity you can make a fun bag of textures for your blind child. A texture bag is a great way to teach your blind child about textures, matching, same, and different.
It's so easy to make a rattle for your blind baby that also has its own unique smell. Teach your baby about cause and effect with the sound while you teach them about scents too! Here's the simple how-to.