Hillary Kleck

Hillary Kleck is the owner of Sensory Sun Tools for Modern Parents of Kids Who are Blind. She is the mother of Madilyn, who was born blind with bilateral anophthalmia in 2005.

 

Since then, Hillary has committed to helping other parents provide the opportunities necessary for lifelong success. Don’t forget to enjoy the journey!

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Braille and Literacy

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AlphaBraille created a fun toy that helps children with visual impairment learn the Braille alphabet. 26 puzzle pieces can be inserted into the device and the device plays the matching...

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Braille and Literacy

20 Apple Themed Books For Kids Who Are Blind

We've gathered 20 books about apples that kids are sure to enjoy this Fall season with links to formats in braille, audio and large print.

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Braille and Literacy

The #1 Way to Skyrocket Your Child’s Success in Braille

Are you missing out on the #1 most important thing your child needs to learn braille and be a successful braille reader well into their future?

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Light Play, Sensory Activities, Toys

Top 10 Light Toys Under $10

It may seem like $10 won't get you much these days when it comes to toys and entertainment, and especially therapy aids, but here you'll find the best light toys...

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Education, Special Needs

Diagnostic Evaluations help guide educational plans for blind students

Perkins School offers diagnostic evaluations for blind and visually impaired children ages 3-22.

8 misconceptions about CVI

Eye Conditions and Syndromes

Top 8 Misconceptions about Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI)

Do you know the facts of Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI)? Here are 8 myths you may have heard that just aren't true!

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Braille and Literacy, Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Winter Holidays Braille Book List

Find out where you can access your favorite holiday books including the classics in accessible braille and audio formats for children who are blind.

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Assistive Technology

Get a computer for your blind child!

Computers for the Blind provides computer equipment for families of children who are blind.

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Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Receive a Braille Letter from Santa

Santa Reads Braille! Your child can receive a braille letter from Santa himself!

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Math and Science

Tactile Caliper Provides Braille Output for Blind Users

The Tactile Caliper puts measuring to the 1/16" in the hands of blind users with braille output!

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ID YOUR IRD Offers Free Genetic Testing for Families with Inherited Retinal Diseases

Spark Therapeutics launches ID YOUR IRD genetic testing info site offering free genetic testing for people with inherited retinal diseases.

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Feeding and Eating, Health & Nutrition

Making Lunch Time More Fun for Blind Kids

We've rounded up some tips and fun ideas to help you plan ahead to make your child's lunch quick to assemble, plus fun and healthy too!