Stefanie Cloutier

Stefanie Cloutier is Continuing Education and Enrichment Coordinator at Concord-Carlisle Adult and Community Education.

 

She is a communications professional with a passion for words, focusing primarily on the arts, education and healthcare. Stefanie formerly worked as Education Writer at Perkins School for the Blind.

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Braille and Literacy

Braille Special Collection: A braille literacy program providing children’s books free of charge

Free braille and multi sensory books from the Braille Institute for young children offer a good jump on literacy.

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Parenting, Support

The Caregiver’s Notebook: An Organizational Tool and Support to Help You Care for Others

The Caregiver's Notebook gives those who care for someone with multiple needs a handy place to organize information.

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Special Needs

Insightful Publications

Insightful Publications is a website designed to make state handbooks and the information they contain accessible via screen readers.

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Braille and Literacy

My Three Best Friends and Me, Zulay

This book geared to young readers features a girl who is blind who does everything her friends can do and more.

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Eye Conditions and Syndromes

Creating a new Scleral Shell at the Ocularist

This cool video shows how easy it is to create a new scleral shell and how easy it is to be the patient, too!

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Feeding and Eating

Boon Snug Sippy Cups and Straw Cups

Cool cup lids make any adult glass into a spill-proof glass for kids. Just snap on the lid, add a straw and you're ready to go!

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Sleep, Special Needs

Creative Care Safe Spaces: Beds and Sensory Spaces for Special Needs Kids

This company based in the UK makes solidly constructed spaces and beds to keep special needs children safe in their rooms.

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iPad Apps and Accessibility

Be My Eyes App: Lend Your Eyes to the Blind

This iPhone app allows visually impaired users to connect with sighted users in real time in order to receive assistance with simple tasks.

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Feeding and Eating

Ez Pz: Easy clean dish and mat in one

A divided dish and table mat in one, these silicone plates are easy to stack, store and clean, and come in all sorts of cool colors.

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Assistive Technology, Special Needs

Dollars & Sense: Navigating the AT funding stream

This search engine helps identify funding sources for a range of assistive technology. Although geared toward residents of Georgia, much of the information is applicable everywhere.

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Communication

The ProxTalker Communication Board with Real Objects

The ProxTalker is a communications device that gives nonverbal kids a voice. Tags can be customized for your child's specific situation, and added and revised as necessary.

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Assistive Technology

ModularHose allows you to turn almost anything into a handsfree device

This cool system uses flexible hose and a multitude of components to customize a way to attach items hands-free to your wheelchair or other place you might need it.