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Information for families of infants and toddlers with low vision
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Assistive Technology in Action - Meet Mason. Mason is legally blind, and uses several types of technology in the classroom.
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Check out this awesome video of  Mason using the Mount Batton Talking Electronic Brailler

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14 iPad cases for your child with special needs

14 iPad cases for your child with special needs | Eye Conditions and Related Resources | Scoop.it
You just invested in a shiny new iPad for you child with special needs. Next, you lay out some more money to purchase a few communication apps, install them and your child is off and running with a...
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Here is a great article from Frienship Circle on recommended iPad cases for children with special needs to help prevent from your screen cracking.

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Kids Bright Eyes, Kids Glasses and Eyepatches

Kids Bright Eyes, Kids Glasses and Eyepatches | Eye Conditions and Related Resources | Scoop.it
Stylish and affordable babies and kids glasses and eyepatches.
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A great resource for kids with visual impairments that need regular patching and eyewear!  Go check out this awesome resource!

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A family has found a way to blend business, fashion, purpose, and ambition for their child with congential cataracts.

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Julie Ann Johnson's curator insight, August 6, 2013 7:54 AM

A family has started designing eye patches and shirts for kids with low vision!  

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“WHAT and HOW Does This Child See?” by Lea Hyvarinen and Namita Jacob

“WHAT and HOW Does This Child See?” by Lea Hyvarinen and Namita Jacob | Eye Conditions and Related Resources | Scoop.it

A collection of Hyvarinen's lectures over the last 35 years regarding the assessment of Visual Functioning for Development and Learning. The book also comes with a special disc that includes the full text of the book, the examination videos mentioned in the book as well as PowerPoint lectures covering each of the chapters.


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Interesting insight on the way children with visual impairments view the world.

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Lighthouse International - Congenital Cataracts

Lighthouse International - Congenital Cataracts | Eye Conditions and Related Resources | Scoop.it
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This is a great resource on the basics of congenital cataracts and how it affects the overall of children with this diagnosis.

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Optic Nerve Hypoplasia Research Study | ONH | The Vision Center - Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

The following survey is being used to gather information on how cases of optic nerve hypoplasia (ONH) are spread across the United States and to determine if there are unique distributions of this disease.
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Reasons for Low Vision Development in Infants

Reasons for Low Vision Development in Infants | Eye Conditions and Related Resources | Scoop.it
When your baby opens his eyes and looks at you for the first time, the last concern you might have is whether or not his vision is normal. Unless vision problems run in the family, most people assume ...
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The mind's eye can learn to see, even in those blind since birth

People blind from birth can be taught to "see" images that are conveyed as sounds, says a new study that calls into question a longstanding belief about the limits of the human brain.Devices that...
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A fascinating article on how the mind's eye works in people with low or no vision.

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Deaf-Blind

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How to write letters on the palm of a deafblind peson's hand.
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How to write letters on the palm of a deafblind person's hand.

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Julie Ann Johnson's curator insight, September 4, 2013 7:45 AM

Need to find a low vision specialist in your area?  Check out this website:  The International Institute of Low Vision Specialists.  

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VisualDevelopment_000.pdf

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

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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!!

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Lighthouse International - What Do Babies See?

Lighthouse International - What Do Babies See? | Eye Conditions and Related Resources | Scoop.it
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This is a well written up on how vision develops in infants toddlers.

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Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH): A Mother's Perspective

Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH): A Mother's Perspective | Eye Conditions and Related Resources | Scoop.it
LeAndra Lee writes about her daughter, Abigail, who is diagnosed with Optic Nerve Hypopalsia and Septo Optic Dysplasia. LeAndra explains what ONH is and how it affects Abigail.
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This is a great article on ONH from a parent 's perspective.  It explores the whole child and the high quality of her life.

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VRRF- The Vision Research ROPARD Foundation - Low Vision Resource Center

VRRF- The Vision Research ROPARD Foundation - Low Vision Resource Center | Eye Conditions and Related Resources | Scoop.it
Children's Low Vision Resource Center
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VRRF- The Vision Research ROPARD Foundation - Home

VRRF - The Vision Research ROPARD Foundation We fund clinically relevant basic science and clinical research to eliminate retinopathy of prematurity and associated retinal diseases.
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