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The best way for any child to learn to read is through constant exposure to the written language... and through play! Sighted children play with...
25 Braille Toys for Kids Who are Blind
Well-known children's book author, Dr. Seuss, once said, "The more you read the more things you will know. The more you learn the more places you go...
3 Tips for Teaching Young Children with a Visual Impairment How to Become Strong Readers
Two great iPad apps for kids who are blind from Sonokids
You know you want your child to grow up with a love of books. You want your child to be a good reader who cherishes her books and reads often. You...
The Best Braille Children's Book Resources on the Internet
Nikki Cochrane is a foster mom at a children's home in India. Of her twelve kids, five are completely blind (and another has nystagmus and another is...
Make Your Own Braille Alphabet Tubs
One in a Million Baby Podcast
Why Kids Who are Blind Don't Actually Need to Learn Braille You've probably heard the statistic that less than 10% of blind Americans read braille....
Do Blind Kids Still Need to Learn Braille?
December is a wonderful month full of stories of faith, heritage, family and friends. Celebrate the season with these stories and open up the world...
Winter Holidays Braille Book List
Download a Printable IEP Organizer
Have you ever been texting a friend and wanted to add a little braille bling to the conversation? Of course you have! And even if you haven't, now...
Braille Stickers for iOS Messaging
I am looking for braille blocks for my daughter. She is 3.5 years old. Is it possible to get them in Dubai?
I am looking for braille blocks for my daughter. She is 3.5 years old. Is it possible to...
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The Braille Bee app from Sensory Sun introduces kids to spelling and contractions. It offers five different fun games (like spelling bee, word search...
Braille Bee Spelling App
I have been using the Building on Patterns reading curriculum and I just found out from my vision teacher that it does not go any further than 2nd...
Do you use a special curriculum for reading?
App Details Price: $2.99Where to Buy: Find Braille Bee at the iTunes StoreDeveloper: Sensory Sun TechnologiesDevices: iPad, iPhoneOperating System:...
Braille Bee Spelling App Review
UPDATE: We've raised the funds for a SMART Brailler and you can enter to win one here! Geno's World, who has been a huge supporter of WonderBaby.org...
There is a family in need of a SMART Brailler... is it you?
Summer is coming to an end after all the water play, picnics and outdoor fun. Next, a cool, crisp Autumn is in store along with a ton of sensory...
20 Apple Themed Books For Kids Who Are Blind
This project from BlindArt just launched on Kickstarter! They are looking for supporters to help them develop a series of four tactile picture books...
BlindArt Creative Tactile Books for Blind Preschoolers
Created by an ex-pat mom, this website offers classic and modern tales from around the world in an audio format. Their categories are: short stories...
Mamemi.com: Listen, learn and play with audio stories
Have you ever picked up a Lego® and thought, "This reminds me of a braille cell"? So have we and so did the Brazilian nonprofit Dorina Nowill...
Hadley Institute's Spring Braille Reading Program runs from April 1 - May 31, 2016 for new and experienced braille readers who are current and former...
Spring Braille Reading Program from Hadley Institute
Ambron Products was formed to create and distribute products that will enhance the lives of the blind and sighted community. The website offers...
Braille and Tactile Image Books and Games
These embossed stickers are a truly unique and accessible tactile design in which the creator has integrated braille and large type with bright...
Tactile Stickers with Braille
It is a rarity to see accessible literature stocked in local mainstream libraries for children who have a visual impairment. This post is provided...
A mother's fight to make her library accessible for her blind children
Check out this resource sheet from throughscarlettseyes.com to find organisations that can provide your child with accessible books in the UK. Some...
Accessible books for children who are visually impaired in the UK
Taptic-edu is a wireless braille device that syncs to your mobile device using bluetooth along with a partner app to teach braille reading and...
Taptic-edu teaches the braille cell in a whole new way
The Braille Institute exists to ensure that people with blindness and visual impairment get the most out of life. Part of that is giving children...
Braille Special Collection: A braille literacy program providing children’s books free of...
It can be a challenge to get a small child interested in books, especially if they can't see the fun, bright illustrations. Tactile children's books...
Our Favorite Tactile Books for Blind Kids
January 4, 2016, is the start date of the Unified English Braille (UEB) code to become the official Braille Code in the United States. This is the...
Unified English Braille: What Every Parent Needs to Know
The brailleBOT is an educational toy developed by UNC-Chapel Hill 2012 Senior Design Group. AlphaBraille created a fun toy that helps children with...
Braille Code Inc creates clothing and accessories for kids who are blind. What's different about their clothes? They are designed with independence...
Braille Code Inc
Following the spirit of the #ToyLikeMe® campaign, we recently posted a collection of toys representing children who wear glasses, patches or hearing...
25+ Children's Books Featuring Visually Impaired Characters
One of the best things that families and teachers of children who are blind can do for their child is to create a "braille-rich environment" at the...
6dot Braille Label Maker
Finley is 19 mos. and very bright, but minimal eyesight, the prognosis is not good. Are there toys, learning tools etc. to start braille letters at...
At what age should you start braille?
This article from the throughscarlettseyes.com website is brought to us by author Jenny Langley. In this article she explain why Braille is so...
Why braille is so essential to my life
This resource tells us a bit more about UK based organisation The Braillists. Braillists are a community focused organisation intent on supporting...
The Braillest organisation, who are they and what do they do?
This post from the throughscarlettseyes.com website looks at how young and determined Fred wanted to take part in a reading challenge independently...
Making Fred’s reading challenge accessible!
My daughter has been a braille student since pre-school and currently in 4th grade. She is significantly behind even though she has no learning...
Braille expert to review IEP
Want to read braille visually? This introductory course provides the tools for those interested in learning to read and write braille so they can...
Intro to Braille Course from Hadley School for the Blind
Just wondering if anyone has made a Braille book display in a local library, school library or even in their home? I'd love to hear about it and see...
Has anyone made a Braille book display at a library?
UPDATE: You can now sign up to be a tester of the new BLITAB and be one of the first to try it out at home! BLITAB Technology, an Austrian start-up...
BLITAB Braille Tablet
Developers at Dot, Inc. have unveiled designs for the Dot Braille Smart Watch for blind users. The South Korea company aims to produce an electronic...
Dot Braille Smart Watch