Blind children are known to have delayed development is several key areas, such as fine motor skills and cognitive development. We provide age-range development charts with with visual impairment in mind.
If you could go back in time to when your child was first diagnosed with a disability, what would you tell yourself? What advice would you give?
Self injurious behaviors are, unfortunately, not unusual for kids with special needs. These behaviors could be anything from biting, hitting or even banging their head on the walls or furniture. Here are some tips to help you sort through why your child is displaying the behavior and how you can help them stop.
Conferences for families of children with disabilities are the perfect places to meet people and learn about your child's condition, but they can be so expensive! Here are ideas that will help you raise money so you can attend a conference.
Talking or beeping easter eggs make Easter much more fun and inclusive for children who are blind or visually impaired. We'll show you a couple of places where you can buy your own.
The kitchen is the perfect place to teach your visually impaired child important life lessons. Think about all the things you learn just while making cookies!
Sometimes children with vision impairments can find it difficult to be around other children. If your child has this problem, then you know how hard it can be when your kid can't go to the park or be anywhere near other kids! We'll give you some tips to help you overcome this issue.
I support your right to have your voice heard, but I have one request: Please keep your protest on the sidewalk.
I don't want my friends or family to feel sorry for me or for my child. I'm not saying this in a tough "I can handle this so you don't have to worry" kind of way or even in a dismissive "we don't need your pity" kind of way.
A lot of people write about what they've learned as a special needs parent, but there's one thing I still haven't learned yet.