My husband and I have recently considered moving to a different state. What are some questions I need to ask both the local public schools and the states school of the blind? I want to make sure we move to a good school district that is willing and capable of teaching a fully blind student. Or is there a state agency I need to ask these questions to?
My son is autistic and loves the ipad at school. He uses it most of the day. It's a great learning tool for him and his teacher told me about this website and that I could possibly purchase an Ipad at a discounted rate.
Some people need to learn the hard way. I am one of them.
Shelby was born in October 2013. She was in the NICU five and a half months, which of course meant WE were in the NICU five and a half months. Four months after coming home she had emergency open heart surgery because of a "pseudo" aneurysm in her heart, then we had the intense pain and fear of a second surgery in nine months. In one breath these events strengthen us and weaken us.
Sensory Play and Multi-Sensory Activities are such buzzwords these days. Early educators and special needs moms alike know how important it is to engage a child's senses during play in order to encourage learning and development. But have you ever noticed that most sensory play activities are designed for one kid to play alone, usually while sitting nicely at a table?
If your child has a sensory impairment like blindness should you still search out sensory play activities? Absolutely! Learn how to make sensory play accessible and host a sensory play party!
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 access to braille and literacy. To that end, they are offering free braille books and story book kits to children who are blind and live in the United States or Canada.
This story, geared toward young adult readers, features a 12-year-old boy with only one eye who just wants people to see him as “normal.” Through trials and tribulations, he learns how to see himself in a more realistic light. It’s available on Amazon as either a paperback or kindle read.
Off to the Park is one of those rare gems that was actually created with YOUR child in mind. This touch-and-feel activity book is great for all kids of course. It tells the story of a child walking to the park to play on the slide and swings. It includes lively rhymes, a quick beat and fun illustrations with tactile elements.
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Submitted by mohamed_hassan on Feb 09, 2016 - 8:44am
بانتى عمرها 11 شهر ومن حوالى 3 اشهر لاحظنا حركه بالراس بملانها فجاه لجزء اقل من ثانيه تتكرر 10 مرات فى اليوم وهناك ايام اقل بكثير
الطبيب اكد انها كهرباء فى المخ ونوبة صرعيه ولكن طلب تخطيط مخ وتحليل الدم
سؤالى تحليل الدم لابنتى فيه بعض الخلل مثل الحديد والكرات وهكزا فهل من الممكن ان يكون السبب ذلك وليس صرع
اخيرا اثناء التخطيط فشلنا بسبب ان ابنتى تستيقظ فور لمسها وكررنا 4 مرات والدكتور مصمم بدون مهدء هل من الممكن اعطائها مهدء او شي ليتم تثبيتها
February is the perfect time to celebrate love and friendship with parties and crafts... and of course, making and receiving the perfect Valentine!
There are so many ways to say "I love you," but finding a way that speaks to your child is what we want most as parents and friends. That's why we've organized the list below of activities for children with visual impairments or multiple disabilities. We've included fun snacks, incorporating braille, plus textures and tangible objects. The activities can be adapted for children of varying sight levels and physical abilities.
Celebrate love and friendship all month long with these multi-sensory activities for kids with visual impairments!
Just like you, I've sat in the ophthalmologist's office hearing my worst fears confirmed: "Your baby is blind. There's nothing we can do. I'm so sorry." I walked out of that office stunned and not really able to process the information. Which words are worse, "Your baby is blind" or "There's nothing we can do"?
10 years ago when we had this experience that was probably true - there really wasn't much you could do to treat a retinal disease. These days, however, there are actual real options on the market that you can explore now... and even more on the horizon in the future.
Blindness due to a retinal disorder is no longer completely untreatable. There are devices that can restore or augment sight as well as some serious movement in the world of genetic therapy and stem cell research.