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Amber Sound Touch: Free Online Music Resource

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Amber Sound Touch is a set of free online resources for teaching music to children who are blind or visually impaired, including infants and toddlers, as well as those with multiple disabilities.  The site has four sections covering different aspects of teaching music:

  • Children in the early years
  • Instrumental and vocal instruction
  • Children with visual impairments and complex needs
  • Children with visual impairments and neurodegenerative diseases

Each section includes children's stories and teaching strategies.

Introductory Video

Watch this introductory video to learn more about Amber Sound Touch.


Music Activities for Babies and Young Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Little Amber offers a website and free resources to support families and other early childhood providers to engage in musical activities with infants and toddlers who are blind or visually impaired.

Activities for young children through Little A,ber

Learn more.

Music Activities for Children with Multiple Disabilities

AmberPlus is designed to provide activities and songs for children with multiple disabilities and complex learning needs.  It currently features 48 activities and 64 songs for families, teachers, and others to use with children who are blind or visually impaired with additional disabilities. 

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Learn more.

Posted on July 16, 2021
Updated on: February 11, 2022