When parents first learn their child is blind or has a visual impairment, they face an emotional impact and may have a difficult time trying to cope with the diagnosis. Families will typically search for support and resources to learn more about the specific diagnosis and also seek to learn how to help their child learn and provide the best support and resources for their child.
This page provides a list of online support groups and resources for parents specific to parenting students with visual impairments as well as resources to parenting children with special needs.
This page provides resource books for parents specific to parenting students with visual impairments as well as resources to parenting children with special needs.
Learning your child has a visual impairment or is blind can cause feelings of grief and sadness. This page provides suggestions for resources from professionals or other parents who have had similar experiences can help as you work through your emotions.
Helping your family members stay safe and complete activities independently is important. There are simple adaptations you can make throughout your home that can help your family members achieve independence.
There are ways you can help your child maintain and build on their existing skills even if you are not proficient in the braille code! Look at the summer as a great time to build a child's reading skills, love of reading, and love of books! This page provides strategies for maintaining braille skills.
Summer is a perfect time to go on vacations, day trips, or simply explore your local area. With some simple adaptations, children who are blind or visually impaired can participate fully in summer activities that most children enjoy! These are also excellent ways to introduce concepts and encourage hands-on exploration.
There are plenty of indoor activities for rainy days and long weekends that will keep your child busy and introduce concepts and encourage hands-on exploration. This page provides suggestions for rainy day activities for students who are blind or visually impaired.
Camps designed specifically for students who are blind or visually impaired can enhance students' recreation and leisure skills and provide them with the opportunity to learn basic skills they may have missed, build students' confidence, and provide them with the opportunity to be participants rather than observers.
If you are a resident of the United States, there are some financial assistance programs available to persons with disabilities including those with visual impairments and their families. This page lists financial resources available in the United States.
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TVI's Guide Complete Set Bundle + BONUS Resources
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The TVI's Guide to Teaching the ECC Complete Set includes the following:
The LOTTO Cards Grab and Go Supplement includes 37 theme related unit cards along with activity suggestions that support activities within the TVI's Guide to Teaching the ECC.
On My Way File Folder Cards
Print and use these cards to represent locations the student may visit that are related to the current thematic unit. Use these with the On My Way File Folder Game outlined in the TVI's Guide to Teaching the ECC p. 27.
NEW! Access to TVI's Guide Bonus Membership Pages
Bonus pages include tutorials, printables, interactive sensory story downloads, and interactive choice making, matching and visual discrimination computer games (PowerPoint based interactive games), and job task activities.
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