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Helping Children Who Are Blind
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Table of Contents
- Introductory Material
- Chapter 1: How Can I Help My Child?
- Chapter 2: Getting Started
- Chapter 3: General Guidelines for Learning Activities
- You are the expert about your child
- Let your child take the lead
- Adapt activities for your child
- First, try activities yourself
- Work from behind your child
- Be consistent
- Allow your child enough time
- Let your child know how he is doing
- Let your child know what is happening around him
- Remember how children learn
- Encourage your child to be independent
- Make the best use of your child’s remaining sight
- Chapter 4: Finding Out What Your Child Can See
- Chapter 5: Activities for the Young Baby (Birth to 6 Months)
- Chapter 6: Communication
- Chapter 7: Thinking Skills
- Chapter 8: Teaching Everyday Activities
- Chapter 9: Safety
- Chapter 10: Movement
- Chapter 11: Helping Your Child Know Where She Is (Orientation)
- Chapter 12: Preventing Sexual Abuse
- Chapter 13: Becoming Part of the Community
- Chapter 14: Getting Ready for Child-care and School
- Chapter 15: Support for Parents and Caregivers
- Chapter 16: Why Children Lose Their Vision and What We Can Do
- Chapter 17: As Your Child Gets Older
- Appendix A: Child Development Charts
- Appendix B: Toys You Can Make
- Where to Get More Information