IEPs, Visual Impairment
Learn the basics of creating an IEP for a child with a visual impairment so you can walk in to your IEP meeting perfectly prepared.
iPad Apps and Accessibility, Visual Impairment
Ballyland Magic app introduces visually impaired and blind kids to iPad accessibility features like VoiceOver through a fun game. The game is entertaining so they don't even realize they are...
Eye Conditions and Syndromes
Spark Therapeutics has launched a new website designed to help patients, caregivers and health care professionals better understand inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) and the importance of genetic testing.
Braille and Literacy
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if children with a visual disability could have as much fun with stickers as their sighted friends, whether as a reward for an achievement or simply...
Fine and Gross Motor, Sensory Activities
Hold Everything: “Stay-Put” Play Spaces for Infants and Young Children with Sensory Impairments and Other Special Needs
This guide provides you with DIY Stay-Put play spaces for infants and developmentally young children with sensory impairments and other special needs.
Play, Sensory Activities
Ivan went to Build-a-Bear with his friend Madilyn and they had a great time building bears! This is a perfect activity for kids with special needs.
Health & Nutrition
With so much in the news these days about gene therapy, you may be wondering if there really is a treatment on the horizon to benefit inherited eye diseases. The...
Parenting, Special Needs
Here's something I've learned in the last 10 years: Raising a special needs child is hard, but raising a special needs child who is medically complex is much harder.
Sleep, Special Needs
Does your child need a special bed in order to be safe at night? Special needs beds can be prohibitively expensive, so most of us require our insurance to cover...
Braille and Literacy, Visual Impairment
The best tactile books for blind kids. Find books that provide some nice feedback for kids reading with their fingers!