Ideas for Home/Community

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Read tips on adapting your home to support your child and discover helpful products, toys, crafts, and activities to engage your child throughout the year.

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Adapting Your Home

This content is also available in: Español (Spanish)Much of the information provided in your child’s world is visual in nature. Adapting materials may be necessary when working with young children with blindness or low vision. Adaptations include enhancing the visual characteristics of materials, using real-life objects, and making materials more tactilely interesting.

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Helpful Products & Toys

This content is also available in: Español (Spanish)There are several resources available that can help you locate the best products to help your blind or visually impaired child. In this section, we offer advice on the following: Crafts, and Gift Ideas for Children.

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Crafts and Activities Through the Years

This content is also available in: Español (Spanish)Arts and crafts are a fun and expressive way to share thinking and feeling. No matter the project allow your child to fully engage their creative side. Discover fun and engaging activities to do outside the classroom and share with your child’s team.

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