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83 resources with the keyterm blind and visually impaired

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Mail Delivery

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Teaching job skills to your learners with special needs before they enter the workforce is a great way to ensure that they will gain employment. For this activity, your students will become the school's very own mail or delivery people....
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Packaging Snacks

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have your learners with special needs practice cooperative work skills, teamwork, and packaging. The kids will form an assembly line. Each pupil will add an item to a paper bag and then hand it off to the next person until the bag is...
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Stuff, Seal and Stamp Mail

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your class practice functional skills that can be applied to a wide variety of job opportunities. They will use a folding jig to help them fold, stuff, seal, stamp, and mail letters. Learners with visual impairments will build...
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Bagging Groceries

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Bagging groceries is a skill that can help learners with visual impairments understand organizing, problem solving, and weight discrimination. In addition, it is also a wonderful job skill. Help learners as they determine how to bag...
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Cooking and Kitchen Tools

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Independent living skills and skills that can be used to gain employment are very important for any learner. Teens with visual impairments explore the kitchen to understand what everything is and what it all does. The lesson includes a...
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Matching Like Objects

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Same and different, sorting, and tactile discrimination are what's on the agenda for today. The class practices sorting objects and attempts to determine which objects are the same and different and why. The purpose is to increase...
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Rolling Along

For Teachers 1st - 12th
I cannot stress enough how important orientation and mobility training is for learners with visual impairments. To practice maintaining their balance, as well as work on building the confidence to participate in recreational sports,...
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Building a Basic Series Circuit

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Make science a fully accessible subject for your learners with visual impairments. They'll use tactile models to explore the nature of basic electrical circuits. Template board, wires, batteries, and Velcro are used to construct the...
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Baseball

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Baseball is an American pastime, super fun to play, and can be made accessible to learners with visual impairments. Instead of taking to the ball field, your class can learn the rules of the game by playing a small three-dimensional...
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Teacher Guide for Educators of the Blind: English

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Imagine you need to be a substitute teacher in a classroom that helps learners with visual impairments, and you have no idea where to start. Here is a complete, easy to follow, and insightful teaching guide to aid you in teaching English...
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Braille These Words

For Teachers 1st - 6th
With a stylus and this activity sheet, your visually impaired or sighted learners can learn to braille full sentences. The activity provides several spaces full of empty braille dots. You give the words, and the kids color or emboss the...
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Missing Words

For Students 2nd - 5th
Fill in the blank to finish each sentence, that's what the class is going to do. However, there is a twist, this is a fill-in activity for low sighted children. First, you'll need to use a stylus to emboss the braille words, then the...
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Fast or Slow?

For Teachers K - 6th
Vestibular stimulation is an action or activity relating to balance and motion. To find out what kind of vestibular stimulation your learners with multiple disabilities enjoy best, follow these simple suggestions. You engage the child in...
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Adapted Sorry Board Game

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Board games are great for building social skills and for fostering recreation and leisure skills! Here, you'll find an image and a brief description of how you can make a tactile version of the game Sorry for your blind or low-vision...
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Handprint Art

For Teachers K - 6th
Stimulate the senses with a handprint art project! Flake laundry detergent, water, and food coloring are mixed together to create a substance that has a pleasant smell and will dry hard and dimensional. Children with visual disabilities...
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Balance Stations

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Children with visual impairments need to continuously work on balance, gross motor skills, and mobility. Foster mobility and orientation skills by engaging them in a series of fun balance stations during PE. You'll set up each of the...
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Counting Cups

For Teachers K - 6th
Teach one-to-one correspondence, fine motor, and counting skills to your learners with visual disabilities. Included are a set of activity suggestions, which are useful when teaching a variety of different early math skills. Braille,...
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One-to-One Correspondence

For Teachers K - 6th
Here is an interesting way to build concept understanding regarding one-to-one correspondence. Learners with visual impairments will use an array of everyday objects in context to foster an understanding of what one-to-one correspondence...
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Counting in Tactile Journals

For Teachers K - 6th
This is one of those great ideas I totally love. Youngsters with visual impairments practice counting and left-to -right sequencing by counting out a set number of edible objects from the left and putting them in a bag on the right. They...
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Eating Out

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Going out to lunch, reading a menu, making choices, and spending time socializing are all parts of growing up. Teens with visual impairments use several braille menus from local restaurants to practice ordering and appropriatelyeating...
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Rubber Band Stretch

For Teachers K - 8th
If you don't teach blind or visually impaired young scholars, this lesson may seem a bit strange. But, it helps them develop motor skills, orientation and movement skills, and listening skills, while building a better understanding of...
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Coin Identification

For Teachers 1st - 12th
You got some money, and you're not afraid to use it. Before you can use that money, you need to know what it's worth. Included is a set of activity instructions that will help your visually impaired learners indentify coins. Pupils are...
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Planning a Special Event

For Teachers 5th - 12th
I love planning parties, they are a great way to get social, require organizational skills, and engage cooperative problem solving. Teens with visual impairments put their heads together to plan an event for their friends. They choose an...
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Kitchen Clean-up

For Teachers 4th - 12th
If you make a meal, you must clean up the mess. Foster a sense of independence while having learners practice a skill they can use in the workplace. Teens with visual impairments practice cleaning, organizing, stacking, and sorting a...