As a TVI (Teacher of the Visually Impaired) I have been using YouTube for a few years now as a valuable resource when looking for learning content for myself as an educator or as a tool to use with my students.
Not All Videos Are Created Equal
It is important to note that anyone can post a video on YouTube. As the educator, carefully review the videos before presenting them. If you can’t find one that is a great fit, create it and share with others!
Below are some learning videos that were created and may be appropriate for students with a visual impairment. As with all content and materials, evaluate individual needs to determine if it is right for that student.
This a a 3-minute video that can be used to show students how braille was invented and is a good tool to use with classroom peers as well.
The high contrast colors and music are a good fit for little ones.
I found this channel with “Guess the Sound” videos, a fun brain break for all.
A teacher of students with visual impairments creates videos with YouTube content creator Jack Hartman to include braille. Read more about it.
A mom who created CVI friendly videos for her son has shared them for all to enjoy.
A teacher of students with visual impairments has created videos for her students and shared them with us all.
Seeing Sadie and CVI created videos for learning content and shared it on their YouTube channel.