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In this blog from the Through Scarlett's Eyes website, Scarlett's mum talks about the recent break through in her daughter's language and how feeling...
Why Hearing My Daughter Speak Made Me Cry
Scarlett is five years old and in her very short life she has had a hell of a lot of things thrown at her. At four and a half months we were told...
When Visual Impairment is the Least of Your Worries
Perkins Early Connections Conference
Farm animals are a perennial favourite with young children, and feature prominently in games, learning activities and early literature. The great...
Helping a blind child to understand the senses at the farm
With Spring in full swing and the sun beginning to peep from behind the clouds Easter is a perfect time to get out into the garden and start planting...
How to make a sensory garden box for a child who is visually impaired
One in a Million Baby Podcast
Update: Band-it has reached it's Crowdfunder goal! Please vote for them on Voom so they can win some amazing start-up prizes! Band-it was developed...
Band-it Tactile Labeling System
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
Download a Printable IEP Organizer
The UK Council for Disabled Children offers a free development journal on babies and young children with visual impairments. This journal is intended...
Children with Visual Impairment Development Journal
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
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The Disabled Parenting Project (DPP) is an online space for sharing experiences, advice, and conversations among disabled parents as well as those...
Disabled Parenting Project
Check out Through Scarlett's Eyes to see their list of their favorite and most innovative ideas from across the internet to make Easter crafts...
10 Easter Crafts and Activity Ideas for Visually Impaired Kids
Cubetto is a Montessori approved programming toy specifically designed for pre-literate children, ages three and older, that teaches the basics of...
Cubetto: Accessible Computer Programming Toy
Roger is a free mobile app that allows you to stay in touch with your children at all times. It is fully VoiceOver accessible, with high audio...
Roger Accessible Walkie Talkie App
To celebrate World Poetry Day, Charlotte has written this beautiful poem for her daughter Scarlett who is blind.
A Poem for My Blind Daughter
People are fascinated by the way in which Scarlett conducts herself, she seems to live among the fairies most of the time and is very happy in her...
Does my blind child live in her own Wonderland?
QTVI Janet Harwood looks at how you can tackle some basic Science concepts with children who have multiple disabilities and complex needs. Her list...
Science ideas for children with complex needs and multiple disabilities
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
Build-A-Bear has a wonderful product this Easter for kids who are blind or visually impaired! It's called the Hide & Go Beep™ Bunny and Hide...
Hide & Go Beep™ Bunny
Resurrection Eggs are filled with tactile objects that tell the traditional Easter story of Jesus and the resurrection. They come with a story book...
Resurrection Eggs: A Tactile Easter Story
The Wobble Stool is a great chair for kids who can't sit still! The Kore Wobble Stool design gently rolls with your child's natural movements, so he...
Kore Wobble Stool: A Chair for Kids Who Can't Sit Still!
SensaCalm sells high-quality weighted blankets, wraps, lap pads, and more with customizable options and in a variety of colors and prints. One line...
SensaCalm: Weighted Blankets, Wraps, Lap Pads & More
The ZipZac 1 & 2® are great mobility chairs for kids who need assistance. The chair was originally developed for a young boy with spina bifida...
ZipZac Mobility Chairs
Spark Therapeutics has launched a new website, aSharedVision.com, designed to help patients, caregivers and health care professionals better...
A Shared Vision: Resources for Inherited Retinal Diseases
We have to make a lot of decisions for our visually impaired kids, but we always try to do what we think is best. At the same time we are also trying...
When My Blind Son Said He Didn't Want to Go to School Anymore
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
Becoming a parent to any child is magical in its own right, but here is a list of observations about things only a mother of a child who is visually...
25 Things Only a Mother of a Child who is Visually Impaired Would Understand
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
Emma's Dilemma is a children's book about acceptance and adoption. A little girl must complete a family tree for school but fears her classmates won'...
Emma's Dilemma: A Book About Acceptance and Adoption
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...
eSpecial Needs is an online store which provides adaptive equipment, specialized toys and sensory tools for children with special needs. They carry a...
Online Store for Special Needs Children and Adults
Holly Bonner writes about being a mother to two beautiful little girls. What makes her blog different than most mommy blogs is that Holly is blind....
Parenting blog in Dutch, English and French focusing on issues raising a blind child. Scroll down for the latest two languages.
Eye Union: Oogvereniging
The Huple™ Fun Saucer is an indoor/outdoor pediatric tool for coordination, balance, and vestibular therapy for children. Kids will love playing with...
Huple™ Fun Saucer
The 3Doodler Pen is a 3D printing device that can be used within minutes, without needing any technical knowledge, software or computers. It heats...
3Doodler Pen & Accessories
A gaming app where you rely on sound instead of your vision to navigate through the adventure! A team out of France successfully crowdfunded this...
A Blind Legend Game App
The brailleBOT is an educational toy developed by UNC-Chapel Hill 2012 Senior Design Group. AlphaBraille created a fun toy that helps children with...
Sensory Sun Educational Technologies published the updated 2015 ALL PLAY Accessible Toy Guide for Children of All Sight Levels to help family,...
ALL PLAY Accessible Toy Guide
Have you ever thought about adopting a visually impaired child? This video from Bethel China captures Finn's adoption day when Ferrin and Beth travel...
Finn's Adoption Day