It's not at all usual for visually impaired kids to react negatively to certain sounds. Find out why and what to do about it.
Self injurious behaviors are, unfortunately, not unusual for kids with special needs. These behaviors could be anything from biting, hitting or even banging their head on the walls or furniture. Here are some tips to help you sort through why your child is displaying the behavior and how you can help them stop.
Parents who are trying to determine whether their child's behaviors are related to their visual impairment, or a symptom of autism, benefit from Mary's story about learning to identify her own daughter's purposes for self-stimulating activities.
Sometimes children with vision impairments can find it difficult to be around other children. If your child has this problem, then you know how hard it can be when your kid can't go to the park or be anywhere near other kids! We'll give you some tips to help you overcome this issue.
The Kore Wobble Stool design gently rolls with your child's natural movements, so he or she stays supported and comfortable while they wiggle around.
Find a list of of sensory activities along with ways to make them more calming or more alerting and information about which sensory system they target. Try them out and see which work for you!
This handy system can help you find your child if he wanders off! Just keep the QR Code on his person (as a tag or on clothing) and anyone who finds him can scan the code with a smart phone to get up-to-date information about where you are!
In this webcast, Sharon Sacks discusses the importance of including social skills instruction when teaching children who are blind or visually impaired.