6 Free Online Speech Therapy Resources for Kids
Online speech therapy resources offer your child a way to refine and practice their speech and language skills at home.
ABC Countdown! - Beginning May 22
ABC Countdown begins May 22, 2020, with the Letter "A", we will do family-fun activities that get us ready for summertime! Connect with us for these virtual interactions each day for something to look forward to and to help bring on the excitement of the academic school year being done and summer being upon us! All activities will be posted to DB Central's Facebook page! For more information, click on the ABC Countdown to SUMMER Flyer
At-Home Activities from Perkins School for the Blind
Alissa DeSousa has created CVI-friendly videos
for children with cortical visual impairment using bubble words, solid black backgrounds with reduced visual complexity, movement, and other adaptations of familiar songs and stories. See her YouTube channel of CVI Videos for the full list.
Distance Learning for Orientation and Mobility from FSDB
Easy Indoor Activities for Kids
This website offers easy indoor activities for getting kids moving.
Free Educational Resources and Activities
This website has links to a ton of free educational activities and resources and gets updated daily.
Maryland School for the Blind Music Therapy with Ms. Danni
Ms. Danni is the music therapist at Maryland School for the Blind. While we are out of school, she is providing fun music therapy activities that you can participate in at home.
Paths To Literacy: Fun Family Activities
Check out Paths To Literacy's blog for fun stay-at-home activities for the entire family! Whether you are exploring your kitchen, or creating a tactile book, these activities are sure to keep your children busy!
Physical Education Games and Activities
Physical education games and activities for home for individuals with multiple disabilities. Check out other options under the "Daily Schedule" tab.
Playing with Words: A Collaborative Approach to Play-Based Storytelling
Playing with Words is a collaborative approach to play-based storytelling with students who are blind or visually impaired who have additional disabilities, including those who are autistic or deafblind.
Read-Alouds of Early Literacy Books
During this time when children are unexpectedly at home, not everyone has access to braille books with tactile illustration. TVI Tracy Fitch reads aloud from two early literacy books by Suzette Wright from American Printing House for the Blind (APH): That's Not My Bear and Splish the Fish.
Stay-at-Home Activities for Children with Visual Impairments
During the COVID-19 pandemic, it's important to have fun stay-at-home activities for children with visual impairments to keep them engaged. Some children may be able to be self-directed with homework and reading, while others will need more active engagement with adults. Parents often have competing demands, with other children, working from home, or just getting through the day. We hope that some of these ideas may be helpful during this time!
While You Are Home: Activities for Children with CVI
A blog post from Paths to Literacy for at-home ideas to do with children with CVI.