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Alternate Solution to Coloring for Children with Low Vision

Textured materials and collage offer an alternate way for students with low vision to participate in coloring or other art activities.
Child with an iPad

Add an iPad to your FVA / Learning Media Assesment Kit

14 tips to use an iPad as part of the Functional Vision Assessment and Learning Media Assessment Kit (FVA/LMA) for young children with visual impairments or multiple disabilities.
Cover of Clown book

Modifying a Classroom Book Used for Guided Reading in an Inclusive Setting

Tips to make regular classroom books accessible to children who are blind or deafblind, with braille and tactile symbols
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Colorful Eggs: Tactual Book for Beginning Braille Readers

Create your own tactile book for Easter using braille and tactual materials for children who are blind, visually impaired, deafblind or with multiple disabilities
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!
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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?

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