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- The Forever Fix is a new book about Corey Haas, a little boy born blind with LCA. The book recounts his experiences with genetic therapy and how the therapy was able to restore his sight.
- From the creators of the first app for kids with CVI, Tap-n-See Zoo, comes the Little Bear Sees blog! Here you'll find all sorts of fun ideas for activities and toys for children and babies with CVI, from lights and switches to (my favorite) a trip to the aquarium!
- Songs from the Baobab is a new collection of African lullaby songs sung in eleven different languages, representing the rich cultures of ten countries from the coasts of Senegal and Mali to the savannahs and forests of Rwanda and the Republic of the Congo.
- Knots on a Counting Rope is the story of a Native American grandfather talking to his grandson about how he was born and how he has grown. The grandson was born frail and with no vision, but he has gotten stronger and now rides his own horse and has trained her to race.
- Another source of braille children's books is Beulah Reimer Legacy (BRL). BRL places clear brailled tape over the printed text to provide brailled books at an affordable cost. Many mainstream titles and characters, such as Franklin, Dora, Clifford, Sponge Bob, Amelia Bedelia and many more. Most titles are under $10.
- Trampolines are a great way for little ones to gain some confidence on their feet. And this on is small enough for toddlers! Even if your child can't walk or jump, trampolines can still be a fun way to practice standing on uneven ground or even getting a little bounce going.
- The Spin & Learn Top is a simple toy that spins and lights up when you hit the plunger. The plunger is big and easy to find and push so babies can get an instant response from the toy, plus the little characters sing and make funny sounds. The movement and lights are great for kids with low vision or CVI.
- Learn how to create a "Quick View" for your child's medical records. The concept is to create a one-page visual aid that you can hand out to nurses, doctors, and other medical professionals that lists your child's medical alerts, medical background, recent surgeries, and tips for interacting with them.