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Scan and read station

Make Your Own Portable Scan and Read Station

Therese Wilkomm shares a video demonstration of a simple assistive technology device she has created, which enables people with visual impairments to scan & read documents using a portable stand & app
A young girl examines a pop-up illustration of an alligator nose in a picture book

Reading Aloud to Children with Visual Impairment

Tips for parents, families, and teachers on reading aloud to children who are blind or visually impaired
A student holds up her braille year book next to her twin brother

Yearbook Time! Ideas on Including Students with Visual Impairments

Ideas to make the yearbook experience accessible to students who are blind or visually impaired
story box, tactile symbols, and picture symbols

"Growing a Rainbow": Accessible Ideas for Children with Multiple Disabilities

Preschool children who are blind or visually impaired can learn basic concepts hands-on activities, and the book can be made accessible through a story box, tactile symbols, picture symbols, and a talking book.
picture symbols from the story

"If You Give a Mouse a Cookie": Accessible Ideas for Children with Multiple Disabilities

Ideas to make "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" accessible to children with visual impairments and multiple disabilities
plush toys that are part of the story box

"Pooh's Secret Garden": Accessible Ideas for Children with Multiple Disabilities

Ideas to make books accessible to students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities using a talking book, story box, tactile symbols and picture communication cards
items from the story box including plush toys and the book

"Guess What?": Accessible Ideas for Children with Multiple Disabilities

Ideas to make "Guess What" accessible to children with visual impairments and multiple disabilities
picture symbols, tactile symbols, and tactile objects

"Bear Feels Sick": Accessible Ideas for Children with Multiple Disabilities

Ideas to make "Bear Feels Sick" accessible to students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities
PowerPoint slide for a sound walk in the talkingbook

"Dragon Was Terrible": Accessible Ideas for Children with Multiple Disabilities

Tips to make "Dragon Was Terrible" accessible to students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities using talking book, storybox, tactile symbols and picture symbols
story box contents

"The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything": Accessible Ideas for Children with Multiple Disabilities

Ideas to make "The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything" accessible to students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities
Story box items and picture symbols for the red hen

"The Little Red Hen": Accessible Ideas for Children with Multiple Disabilities

Ideas to make "The Little Red Hen" accessible to students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.
Pete the Cat plush toy and book

"Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes": Accessible Ideas for Children with Multiple Disabilities

Ideas to make "Pete the Cat" accessible to students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities, using a story box, tactile symbols, picture cards, and a talking book
a cartoon frog smiling

La Rana Mariana (Mariana the Frog)

Ideas from Spain to adapt stories with multi-sensory elements for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
A young braille student uses the PenFriend

Using PenFriend to Make (Formerly) Boring Flash Cards More Fun

Using a PenFriend provides auditory reinforcement to beginning braille readers to promote braille literacy.
Polar bear book with tactile symbols

Braille and Tactile Book Adaptions

APH Portable Sound Source

Activities to Develop Auditory Skills

Activities to develop auditory discrimination and listening skills in children and youth who are blind or visually impaired
Linda Hoyt

Alphaboxes Graphic Organizer

Lesson to teach students with visual impairments to use a graphic organizer
Interactive bulletin board

Interactive Bulletin Board - October

A Speech Pathologist (SLP) shares an interactive Halloween activity for students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities
Sun

Honoring the Summer Solstice: 10 Activity Ideas for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Fun hands-on learning activities for the summer solstice for children who are blind or visually impaired
Using and iPad in the dark

Using the iPad and magnetic letters to compose and share stories

Promote literacy with the story kit app and magnetic letters

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