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VisualDevelopment_000.pdf


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Julie Ann Johnson's curator insight, July 14, 2013 9:32 AM

I get asked on a regular basis how vision develops in children with Cortical Visual Impairments and low vision.   I found this great PDF that explains visual skill development.  Please share this!!

Julie Ann Johnson's curator insight, July 24, 2013 1:20 PM

This is an amazing resource on the Visual Development Continuum for all

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Technology and Young Children | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC

Technology and Young Children | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC | AT Visual Impairment | Scoop.it

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Julie Ann Johnson's curator insight, August 25, 2013 7:55 AM

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)'s position paper on the integration of technology into education of young children from birth to age 8 and helpful tips on how to integrate it.

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Webinar 12 2 final

HELPING CHILDREN WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS EXPLORE, LEARN AND COMMUNICATE USING THE IPAD  Julie Johnson, M. ED, TVI, ATS Andrea Schario, M.A., CCC-SLP

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Julie Ann Johnson's curator insight, December 7, 2013 4:02 PM

Here are the slides from my recent webinar with the Assistive Technology Coalition titled "Helping Children with Visual Impairments Explore, Learn and Communicate."  If you have any more question about the content in these slides, please e-mail me at julieann.johnson00@gmail.com

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How to Select iPad Apps for Students with Visual Impairments | Paths to Literacy

How to Select iPad Apps for Students with Visual Impairments | Paths to Literacy | AT Visual Impairment | Scoop.it
Considerations for choosing iPad apps for students with visual impairments, including book apps, and other suggested apps.

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Julie Ann Johnson's curator insight, May 5, 2014 3:39 PM

A GREAT resource on being intentional about the apps we select for kids with visual impairments 

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TEBO_VI_Resource_Guide.pdf


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Julie Ann Johnson's curator insight, January 7, 2014 11:11 AM

Everything you need to know about assistive technology and kids with visual impairments.

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Merry Muscles

Merry Muscles | AT Visual Impairment | Scoop.it
Merry Muscles is a jumper that connects to a door frame or beam in your ceiling. What makes it special is that they carry ALL sizes, from baby up to adult! And the large sized jumpers are relatively reasonably priced too!

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Julie Ann Johnson's curator insight, August 9, 2013 7:43 AM

Check out this awesome jumper created by OTs and PTs!

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Finger Lights - Set of 4

Finger Lights - Set of 4 | AT Visual Impairment | Scoop.it
Create the brilliant light shows from your very own finger tips! Each pack comes with four finger lights (red, green, white and blue) attached with straps to put on and take off quickly. They are easy to turn on and off with a switch at the top.

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Julie Ann Johnson's curator insight, December 3, 2013 8:02 AM

A great idea from Amber Bobnar from Wonderbaby.org's Pinterest page!  Finger lights for the child with visual impairments with light perception or processsing issues.

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Voice Recognition & Activation Apps for Speech Therapy

Voice Recognition & Activation Apps for Speech Therapy | AT Visual Impairment | Scoop.it
Voice Recognition & Activation Apps for Speech Therapy Voice recognition and activation have been slowly made it into the main stream with advancements like Siri, S Voice, or even Dragon Natura...

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Julie Ann Johnson's curator insight, March 14, 2014 12:27 PM

Hey speech language pathologists check out this these great voice recognition apps specifically for kids! 

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Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs: Teaching Switch Skills - Beyond Cause and Effect

Teaching Learners with Multiple Special Needs: Teaching Switch Skills - Beyond Cause and Effect | AT Visual Impairment | Scoop.it

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Julie Ann Johnson's curator insight, March 21, 2014 4:13 PM

Teaching Switch Skills beyond cause and effect--A great resource for teachers and therapists to begin to teach more fluent switch activation for users that require this interface