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The Z-Vibe is a vibrating sensory tool often used in oral-motor stimulation to help kids learn to use their mouths for chewing and eating. The basic...
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
Two great iPad apps for kids who are blind from Sonokids
For more than 30 years, The Hadley School for the Blind, the largest distance education school for people who are blind and visually impaired...
Hadley's Family Education Program
Lisa from the "A Day in Our Shoes" Blog shares a guide made up of 12 easy steps to teach anyone how to become a citizen lobbyist or activist for...
Guide to Becoming a Citizen Advocate (12 Easy Steps)
One in a Million Baby Podcast
It takes a lot of time to think of a lot of sensory experiences for kids with visual impairments. This calendar binder helps with an activity for...
Everyday Activities Calendar with Sensory Activities for Kids who are Blind
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
Download a Printable IEP Organizer
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!
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‘Messy’ play is something which should be an enjoyable, fun experience for toddlers and is an important part of learning. It helps to develop fine...
Messy play – Why is it important and what are the best ways to introduce it
Being a caregiver for someone, anyone, is a lot of work. Even when you love them and want to care for them, the task of keeping track of medical...
The Caregiver's Notebook: An Organizational Tool and Support to Help You Care for...
Insightful Publications is a website designed to make state handbooks and the information they contain accessible via screen readers. Christine...
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
In this blog post from UK-based parent's information sharing and support network throughscarlettseyes.com, guest author Holly Scott-Gardner talks...
The power of voice: How to teach your child to self advocate
Raising a child with significant special or medical needs is challenging. Have you stopped to think about how that challenge is effecting your...
Strengthening Your Parenting Partnership During Pediatric Illness
While using the Crazy Gears app with my typically-sighted 4 year old son, I discovered that it has a built-in "cortical visual impairment option"...
Crazy Gears app
Yogibo is the manufacturer of several sensory products (much like bean bag chairs) for the home, school, and therapy center! The unique designs,...
Yogibo and Sensory Integration
VI Able Solutions is a well-written blog by a woman who has been blind since birth. As the title implies, the blog is "all about solutions" with each...
VI Able Solutions: Ideas for People who are Blind
This is a free online course offered by Hadley School for the Blind that describes how parents and professionals working with a child who is visually...
Transitioning from School Years to Adult Services
I am often asked 'what is the best piece of advice I would offer to the parent of a newly diagnosed child'. In this post I offer a collection of '...
Best piece of advice for a parent who is raising a child with a visual impairment
Scarlett is a BANGER, not a tapper, patter or a knocker she uses the palm of her hand and a massive amount of brute force to bang all that her little...
Giving them little paws some much needed sensory feedback!
Scarlett’s response to certain sounds in the environment can have a massive effect on her ability to function properly. In particular she...
Sensory Processing Disorders and Audio Overload- What is it and how can we prevent it?
Found this on my new Mommy's group, good for all babies... What is a quiet book? A quiet book is a book (usually made out of fabric) filled with...
Quiet Books Blog
EazyHold is a simple but innovative grip assist strap that easily attaches to tools, toys, utensils and more! It enables children and adults with...
EazyHold Grip Assist Strap
Headpod keeps your head up! Revolutionary dynamic patented head support system for inadequate head control due to hypotonia of the neck muscles....
Handmade Clothing, Feeding Tube Accessories, Clothing Accessories, Hair accessories, and Baby gear. Etsy Shop: www.etsy.com/shop/madewithlove213...
Made with Love 213 G-Tube Belts, Feeding Pump Packets & More
TalkButton is a new text-to-speech assistive technology especially created to help those with low vision and/or dyslexia and other reading...
TalkButton: text-to-speech assistive technology
This site is dedicated to finding families for orphans with visual impairments (VI). The children listed on this site may have a very minor...
Hope For Orphans with Visual Impairments
This blog written by Cecily Morrison examines what methods she is using with her son Ronan to encourage independent travelling. She is using Joseph...
I'm an Independent Traveller
In this post from the UK-based website, throughscarlettseyes.com, mother Charlotte talks candidly about her experiences with coping (or in this case...
The Day the World Got to be too Much
Hatch is a website where little ideas can make a big difference to kids with special needs. Built by disability manufacturers, Leckey and Firefly,...
h-a-t-c-h brings your ideas for your special needs child to life!
Is it acceptable for a 6 year old to be illiterate because their school doesn’t provide the right learning equipment? Of course not! And Project...
Project Brailler: Funding Braillers for Children in the UK
A highly recommended book!! Forward by Temple Grandin! For children with sensory difficulties-those who struggle to process everyday sensations and...
Raising A Sensory Smart Child
Friendship Circle's article on feeding therapy includes where to find help, assessment and therapy, as well as the family dynamics of it all, and the...
10 Things You Should Know about Feeding Therapy
Have you ever wanted to find a service that's like Netflix... but for toys? Then this is what you've been looking for! Sparkbox sends you out a box...
Scarlett was assessed using the Sensory Profile Dunn (1999). I myself completed the questionnaire. It's a standardised questionnaire designed to...
My SPD and Me: A look at Sensory Processing Disorder
A resource for research articles, books, websites, blogs, strategies as well as support for parents, teachers, university faculty and students...
CVI on APH: The Conversation Continues
They have a parent toolkit online with valuable resources for learning about diagnoses, IEPs, and more!
Understood: For Learning and Attention Issues
The Diagram Center is a great online resource with multiple tools and information for creating accessible images and graphics for children with...
Diagram Center from Benetech