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Creating a plan and a tangible system of communication is the best way to help your child deal with transitions. Using an object calendar or a schedule box can ease your child's discomfort and get you through those challenging days (like during summer vacation) when you have no real routine.
NOAH provides parents and educators of school aged children with albinism with resource information that will aid them in formulating their child’s IEP.
Why is it so hard to find good help? In many states, services for visually impaired children, though mandated through strict federal laws, are very hard to come by. Many parents find themselves battling with their state in order to receive the simplest services, such as the opportunity to meet with a vision specialist once a month.
I asked a group of parents who homeschool their blind children to explain to me why they thought homeschool was the best option.
The IEP Goal Bank can help you get an idea of the sorts of goals and objectives that often appear on an IEP and help you find areas where your child's IEP may be lacking.
The Oregon Project is a comprehensive assessment and curriculum designed for use with children birth to six who are blind or visually impaired.
We'll give you some tips on how to teach sighted children about blindness so they can interact with their blind classmates.
Check out this website to read some "conversation stoppers" that parents may hear at an IEP meeting and ideas for possible responses.
So many terms used in the world of disabilities have precise medical (and often legal) definitions. To help you sort it all out, we share this dictionary for parents of kids with disabilities. A handy reference for the difference between akathisia and akinesia, or understanding acronyms in the medical record. Includes specific reference numbers for disabilities legislation
We'll show you how to help therapists and doctors better adapt to working with your blind or visually impaired child.