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Deaf-Blind Reality: Living the Life explores what life is really like for persons with a combination of vision and hearing loss, and in a few cases, other disabilities as well. Twelve deafblind individuals around the world discuss their personal education related to careers, relationships, and communication, including those with cochlear implants. Published by Gallaudet University Press Available in Bookshare format.

Blind Art: Celebrating art for and by the visually impaired and challenging perceptions of artistic vision

A great website with a huge variety of activities for introduction of braille to young children.

Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness

Planning the Day with Object Calendars: Using an object calendar or calendar box can help blind children transition from one activity to the next and organize their day. We'll show you how to make your own calendar using tactile symbols and how to use it effectively.

Planning the Day with Object Calendars

Bugs on a sticky table and other hands-on activities for young visually impaired children can be found on this website.

DIY Bugs on the sticky table

Baked Cotton Balls Sensory Activity: Looking for a project that's sticky, messy, crunchy, soft and scented all in one? Making baked cotton balls is such an easy activity plus it's great fun for a rainy afternoon. Children with visual impairments will especially appreciate how tactile this project is.

Baked Cotton Balls Sensory Activity

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Literary Unit for the Visually Impaired and other Disabilities (CVI, Cognitive Disabilities, Autism, etc.)

Brown Bear, Brown Bear Unit for Visually Impaired

Essential Classroom Modifications for a Child with Vision Problems

Overview of the behavioral characteristics of Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI)

A collection of 16 (mostly free!) apps perfect for kids who are blind or visually impaired. Listed in categories ranging from visual stimulation to communication and fine motor needs.

Our Favorite Apps for Children Who are Visually Impaired

Several good suggestions for using games to teach pre-braille skills.

Out of Sight Teaching: Pre -Braille Games

50 ideas for using a light box with a visually impaired child. *pinned by

Light Box Activities

The iPad curriculum is designed to stimulate the development of young children who are blind or visually impaired with additional disabilities.