kids with visual impairments

Easy Activities to Celebrate Blindness Awareness Month

October is a great time to focus our attention on what really matters. It isn’t the paperwork. It isn’t managing the bureaucracy. Nor is it finding the coolest new invention for people with visual impairments.

October is our time to educate the people around us about visual impairments. It is our time to celebrate with our loved ones, our students, and our peers who have a visual impairment.

Here are a few easy ways that you can educate our students’ community and celebrate their uniqueness with them!

How I set up my conference presentations to get maximum engagement

How I set up my conference presentations to get maximum engagement

During my first presentation, I was SO NERVOUS! I was 13 weeks pregnant and honestly could not tell if I was nauseous from the pregnancy or the nerves.


It was probably the nerves.

I want to take all of that away for you and share exactly how you can set up your presentations easily, without fuss, and get the maximum engagement from the crowd.

How Yoga Benefits Children with Visual Impairments

How Yoga Benefits Children with Visual Impairments

The yoga trend has been sweeping the world over the past few decades. With a little bit of creativity, and a little pizazz, yoga is also VERY suitable for children with visual impairments.

 

Yoga is a type of exercise that is typically practiced on a soft, non-slippery mat. Using a mat or other non-slippery surface (i.e. a towel or thick blanket on carpet) helps children with visual impairments feel where their boundaries are.