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List of ways to help develop organizational skills for ADL

Activities of Daily Living: Teaching Blind Children Everyday Organizational & Living Skills

Activities of Daily Living: Teaching Blind Children Everyday Organizational Living Skills

Ideas for word games to encourage braille literacy.

Word Games for Kids who are Blind

Word games are a fun way to encourage your blind child to think about language and sounds. Here are some ways you can use simple games to help your child with phonics and Braille awareness.

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Creating Educational Toys And Activities For Children Who Are Blind Or Visually Impaired: Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Art activities are a wonderful way to work on tactile skills and fine motor development, as well as basic concepts, social skills, and language and communication.  Volunteer Cecily Power and Lower School art teacher Rocky Tomascoff share ideas for art activities for children who are blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities.  Try making playdough, sponge painting with textures, or bubbly finger paint!

String a Necklace to Eat

Art activities are a wonderful way to work on tactile skills and fine motor development, as well as basic concepts, social skills, and language and communication. Volunteer Cecily Power and Lower Sch

What does vestibular mean? Part of a Series about Sensory Processing #sensory #SPD #Sensoryprocessing

Vestibular Input: Sensory Processing Explained

Colored Water Sensory Bin: Googly Eye Soup from Fun at Home with Kids

Colored Water Sensory Bin: Googly Eye Soup

This Coloured Water, Googly Eye Sensory Bin from Jackie at Godbold Currie is perfect for Halloween fun!

We've sifted through the web and browsed our local stores to bring you this list of where to find beeping, talking and noise-maker Easter eggs for your blind child.

Buyer's Guide to Beeping Easter Eggs

Where to buy Beeping Easter Eggs (Image: a collage of four pictures of children with visual impairments holding brightly colored easter eggs)

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

The FITTLE (fit the puzzle) toy is a playful puzzle constructed together by blocks embossed with braille letters that are designed in the shape of the word.

Rainbow Marbled Salt Dough Ornaments | DIY

Rainbow Marbled Salt Dough Ornaments | DIY

Video of tactile skills presentation by Karen Poppe of APH outlining the steps needed to develop an understanding of tactile graphics

Finger sensitivity skills needed to understand and learn braille. Video from APH and specific info provided for teachers and specialists.

Tactile Matching Game: Ever thought about making a tactile matching game? This is a great activity for blind children. All you need is a collection of cleaned plastic snack cups and a few items to glue inside them and you've got a fun matching game that can be played with or without sight!

Make Your Own Tactile Matching Game

Ever thought about making a tactile matching game? All you need is a collection of cleaned plastic snack cups and a few items to glue inside them and you've got a fun matching game that can be played with or without sight!

use the bill fold method for the blind to teach low vision or LD students with good tactile skills to ID money.  (for coin teach that the quarter and dime have bumpy edges and the penny and nickle have smooth and then use size to figure out which is which)

Use the bill fold method for the blind to teach low vision or LD students with good tactile skills to ID money. (for coin teach that the quarter and dime have bumpy edges and the penny and nickle have smooth and then use size to figure out which is which)

Susan Shier Lowry, an Orientation and Mobility specialist, writes about how you can encourage your child to reach out for objects and how reaching can help develop orientation skills needed for crawling and walking.

Helping Your Blind Baby Learn How to Reach for Objects

Blind children are known to have delayed development is several key areas, such as fine motor skills and cognitive development. We provide age-range development charts with with visual impairment in mind.

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.

Everyday Activities for Blind Children

Visual Impairment 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.

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