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Top: 2 object key chains with braille tags (Ball and Button). Bottom: Adapted Pete the Cat book with paired object (button).

Making Choices with Objects

Tips to help children with multiple disabilities make choices using real objects
Student returning carriage on braille writer

Establishing Good Habits on the Braillewriter

Video demonstration of beginning braille students learning to move carriage and space down
Picture of Cover, Page 1, and Page 5

Adapted Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons

Adapt Pete the Cat book with braille and tactile graphics for children who are blind or visually impaired.
Position Board with items of different textures

Textures Song and Position Board

Teach students who are blind with multiple disabilities about texture using this song and position board.
Accessible magnets holding artwork on refrigerator

Accessible Fridge Magnets = Accessible Artwork Display

Add braille to refrigerator magnets to make them accessible to ALL children!
A girl tries touching the peanut butter

Tactile Exploration of Food Textures

Exploring different food textures can be a fun way to expose students with visual impairments to a variety of tactile experience.
Accessible job chart with "to do" list

Accessible Job Chart for the Home

Create an accessible job chart at home using braille, objects and print!
Boardmaker cards on All-in-one board

Cause and Effect Activity for Students with Low Vision

This activity for students with low vision and additional disabilities uses picture cards to work on an understanding of cause and effect.
Altoid box with monkeys

5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed: Mini-Storybox Fun

DIY mini-storybox made from an Altoids container for children who are blind or visually impaired. Use braille to tell story of Five Little Monkeys.
Tactile Schedule

Tactile Schedule for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities

Tips to set up a daily tactile schedule for students with CVI, or visual impairments and multiple disabilities
october calendar

Monthly Tactile Calendar

Learn how to create a monthly tactile calendar for children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind
Single knob on puzzle

Adapting Puzzles for Students with Multiple Impairments

Tips to adapt puzzle pieces for children with multiple disabilities
liam's quiet book

Quiet Books

Create a Quiet Book for children who are blind, deafblind or who have low vision. Children with multiple disabilities can also enjoy these versatile books!
woman holding basket over table of christmas items

Christmas Ideas for Children with Visual Impairments

These creative holiday activities for Christmas or Hanukkah for children who are blind or visually impaired encourage the development of basic skills and social interaction, while having fun!
liam reading braille on microwave

Using Braille in the Kitchen!

This activity uses braille labels and tactile symbols to create a braille recipe for children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind
Lunch monkey

Adaptation of What's for Lunch?

liam at his desk with his schedule

Daily Desk Schedule for Child Who Is Deafblind

Create a tactile schedule using object symbols, print and braille for learners who are blind, deafblind, visually impaired or with multiple disabilities.
Mrs. Gringling

Keywords from Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch

Introduce keywords to beginning braille readers using tactile materials to develop braille literacy skills
yellow tray with green plate, an apple and a blue cup

What's In It for Me?

This activity invites students with multiple disabilities or deaf blindness to make choices
Liam Can Go - book cover

Creating a Braille Book with Whole Word Contractions

This DIY braille book uses single cell contractions for beginning readers

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