Tips to Adapt Games for Children with Vision Impairments
Tips to adapt board games for players who are blind or visually impaired using tactile elements and braille.
Adapting Connect Four for Players with Visual Impairments
Adapting a Connect Four game for players who are blind or low vision gives them a chance to practice matching, tactile discrimination, spatial orientation, and counting skills.
Vision and the Brain: Understanding Cerebral Visual Impairment in Children
Buy Vision and the Brain: Understanding Cerebral Visual Impairment in Children by Amanda Hall Lueck (Editor), Gordon N Dutton (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $44.88. Shop now.
Accessible Group Games
Hi friends, I've updated my accessible group games/ice breakers/team building activities list with some of these new favorite games. A lot of people ask what my secret is to these games. It's really simple actually. I just watch a lot of YouTube group games/ice breakers/team games (or group games websites) and look for games that can easily be modified for our kids. I'm posting some of my favorite ones so you don't have to watch hours of YouTube videos. I always like to think about how the…
iOS Devices and Focus Braille Displays
This article looks at the ins and outs of using a Freedom Scientific Focus refreshable braille display with iOS devices.
Braille gloves are a great way to introduce the braille code to sighted children and adults (such as sighted classmates family members).
The Essef Board
A website devoted to providing information about Dr. Lilli Nielsen's Active Learning approach in educating individuals who are developmentally delayed.
Tabletop Gaming and the Visually Impaired
I have so many fond memories, in my 35+ years of tabletop role-playing, of sitting around the table with my gaming buddies . . . tossing dice, laughing when a “1” was rolled and cheering when a natural “20” saved the day. I remember coloring in my first set of dice, frantically flipping through the Player’s Handbook for the perfect spell before my turn came around . . . and debates that started with, “It says right here in the book that . . .”. I also remember trying to figure out what the…