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Children with CVI often prefer clear, crisp images with little background clutter. They respond well to high contrast, bright colors (especially yellow or red), movement and LIGHTS! These three educational tools do all this and more!

The "Big 3 Tool Kit" for Children with CVI

Module 2 Video: What is Nystagmus?

braille numbers with tactile items to count

Cachey Mama's World of Learning: Texture Sequencing Sticks

Overview of tactile skills that are pre-reqs for understanding tactile graphics. How to get them started! very interesting.

Important Tactile Skills for Literacy | Paths to Literacy

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

Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness

Tactile Vision is a great place to find high-resolution tactile graphic books, coloring books or cards. And they are reasonably priced too!

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.

FITTLE Toy Puzzles Teach Blind Children to Read Braille via Interactive Play | Inhabitots

Tactile Books For Kids

Su e giu per la Pianura Padana: Creare libri 18: libro tattile

Demystifying the cognitive and functional vision assessment for children with low vision

Toy ideas for blind children.

Toys for Blind Children

Non-24 is a serious circadian rhythm disorder common in people who are totally blind.

LeAndra Lee writes about her daughter's Circadian Rhythm Disorder (CRD), also called Non-24 Disorder. CRD is relatively common in kids who are blind and kept Abby from sleeping for years. LeAndra researched solutions and shares them with you!

Create a Sensory Activity Center: Children who are blind, physically limited or highly distractible may benefit from specialized activity centers. You can concentrate a variety of stimulating items in a small space with clear boundaries. Using general hardware materials (like cardboard or peg-board) and other household items (like toys or kitchen utensils) you can create a sensory space for any child. Find ideas for big spaces and little spaces!

Creating Sensory Activity Centers for Blind Children

Luminous Wands: Check out this tutorial on how to make your own glowing wand. Looks pretty easy and you can make it as simple or complicated as you want. *pinned by

START HERE: advice to parents and teachers on how to ensure the best possible listening skills for students who are blind or visually impaired

  • Linda Johnson

    Go to the article for a link to a great downloadable article by Diane Brauner about Auditory Object Perception!!!