Some children may need help managing self injurious behaviors or other sensitivities. Learn how to manage these issues through discipline and calming strategies.

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QR Code iD: Finding Your Child When They are Lost

This handy system can help you find your child if he wanders off! Just keep the QR Code on his person (as a tag or on clothing) and anyone who...

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Developing Social Skills in Children Who are Blind or Visually Impaired

In this webcast, Sharon Sacks discusses the importance of including social skills instruction when teaching children who are blind or visually impaired.

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Manners Matter (excuse me, but they do!)

Behaving properly is like playing a game: You need to learn the rules in order to fit in to society. But if your child is blind, how do they learn...

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Behavior, Sensory Activities

Overcoming Tactile Sensitivity with a Sticky Box!

Collect sticky and gooey toys and throw them all in one box. You'll create a sensory toy that will help your child learn to love sticky things.

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Teaching Your Blind Child About Sexuality

How can you teach your blind child about sex? Pictures and descriptions aren't going to be enough. Learn how to teach about gender difference, right and wrong touch, and other...

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I Feel for You: How to Teach Your Blind Child About Empathy & Social Interaction

Mary McDonach takes on the difficult topic of empathy by breaking down its components and identifying how a blind child's experiences affects their ability to understand walking in another person's...

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Battling Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety is a normal part of any child's development. Here are a few tips to help your child ease the transition from a clingy little baby to an independent...