Lindy van der Merwe

I am a stay-at-home mum of two, interested in and passionate about people and life in general. I created the Accessible Origami Project in 2009. It is a site dedicated to making the art of origami accessible to those who are unable to make use of visual instruction methods.

Lindy van der Merwe
Family working on origami together.

Tactile Arts and Crafts, Visual Impairment

10 Ways To Help Your Blind or Visually Impaired Child Get Started With Origami

Find tips for parents on introducing and getting started with origami with their children who are blind or visually impaired.

A boy with glasses folding a large paper for origami.

Tactile Arts and Crafts

10 Surprising Ways Origami Can Empower Blind Children

Accessible origami presents a myriad of benefits for blind children. Learn how to get started with this paper folding craft!