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IEP Resources for Children with Albinism: NOAH provides parents and educators of school aged children with albinism with resource information that will aid them in formulating their child’s individual education plan. Parents are able to read through information gained from other's education documents (grade level goals, assistive technology recommendations, Orientation & Mobility goals, age objectives, and any social development objectives).
Bringing Blindness Awareness to the Sighted Classroom: This article by Carol Castellano gives tips on how to teach sighted children about blindness. She explains that "blindness simulations" where kids don blindfolds may not be a good idea: "What are the goals of such exercises? Sighted students will probably have trouble performing tasks under blindfold that they are accustomed to doing with their eyesight. Is the goal to show them how hard it is to be blind?"
8 Tips for Working with a Child who is Blind: Many doctors, therapists or specialists may have never worked with a child who is blind. Here are some simple ways to help you start this relationship positively and productively.
From baking in the kitchen and planting in the garden to riding the subway and helping at the grocery store, there is so much for a blind child to learn just by participating in everyday activities.
IEP's for Parents of Blind or Visually Impaired Children. *pinned by wonderbaby.org