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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

Eye Training Apps from Ebenezer School and Home for the Visually Impaired

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

Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness

pdrib.com

This is a tactile version of Tic Tac Toe, complete with a raised grid, plush Xs and Os and braille! The entire game can be stored in the pouch that also serves as the game board. You could even add textures as dots for Braille on the letters #SensorySun

Tic Tac Toe for Blind Kids!

wonderbaby.org

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

wonderbaby.org

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

teachpreschool.org

This "Five Senses of Christmas" unit includes suggested objects and items for a Book in a Box - great for the visually impaired students, multiple disabled students, and students that are sensory learners. There are several activities for all five senses! Check it out!!!

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

wonderbaby.org

Hands-on art activity for children who are blind or visually impaired

This "Five Senses of Christmas" unit includes suggested objects and items for a Book in a Box - great for the visually impaired students, multiple disabled students, and students that are sensory learners. There are several activities for all five senses! Check it out!!!

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

teacherspayteachers.com

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

wonderbaby.org

Alpha Boxes with #tactile interest and familiar objects teach letter and sound recognition. Think of these as ABC readers for your child who is #blind or visually impaired.

Alpha Boxes | Paths to Literacy

pathstoliteracy.org

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

Out of Sight Teaching: Pre -Braille Games

outofsightteaching.blogspot.com

"Then I met you" Nice book for babies and visually impaired kids.

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

Light Box Activities

vicurriculum.org

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