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Why Do We Fear the Blind? - NYTimes.com
2013 White Cane Safety Day - Flash Mob Because we were on our back-up speaker, which wasn't as loud as our first stringer, you can't hear the music from this vantage point, but you can still hear the excitement.
Cartoons from the Issue of August 5th, 2013 : The New Yorker
Check it out! "The Rainbow Fish" read aloud by Ernest Borgnine. "Harry the Dirty Dog" read by Betty White and a bunch more read-alouds by actors on this free site created by the Screen Actors Guild. www.storylineonli...
The Sound of Learning: Albano Berberi Assistive technology helps a blind computer science student and devoted gamer pursue his passions.
Note-Taker, an assistive technology that helps "low-vision and legally blind students take notes in class as quickly and effectively as their fully-sighted peers."
fun way to teach the phases of the moon! But I think some of the oreos need to be rotated a little ... might help to have an object as the sun so they can see where the light is coming from. Could also get a couple wall balls from PE for the Earth and moon and use a flash light as the sun for the actual lesson and use this activity for interactive reinforcement!
Teaching braille to students who are print readers
County Executive Welcomes “Flash Mob” to the Courthouse
Visually impaired flash mob breaks out near Milwaukee County Courthouse - TODAY'S TMJ4
Lakeshore Learning sells adaptive equipment that you can pair with any of their multiethnic school dolls. You can choose a doll that looks like your child (they offer many different skin tones and hair colors) then pick the equipment they use to make a doll that your child can really relate to! Lakeshore Learning's adaptive equipment includes a guide dog with harness and a long white cane; a wheelchair; hearing aids and glasses; leg braces and forearm crutches; protective helmet; and a walker.
Lakeshore Learning sells adaptive equipment that you can pair with any of their multiethnic school dolls. You can choose a doll that looks like your child (they offer many different skin tones and hair colors) then pick the equipment they use to make a doll that your child can really relate to!
Braille Resource Packet for Parents of Young Children - I am often asked for information about how to support the development of braille skills and braille literacy at home and I put together a packet for a conference a few years ago with some of my favorite resources.