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Using Popplet With Low Vision

Using Popplet With Low Vision

Earlier this summer, I was trying to find a way to remember how to open a very confusing door at a hotel I was staying at, and decided to download Popplet to see if it would help me find a way to organize instructions. I…

How To Create A DonorsChoose Project That Will Get Funded

How To Create A DonorsChoose Project That Will Get Funded

When I was a senior in high school, I had the opportunity to work alongside my favorite teacher from elementary school and help to mentor students in the school news program. One of the things that I had noticed was that students desperately needed new…

Fast Facts About DonorsChoose

Fast Facts About DonorsChoose

I have a deep appreciation for the teachers that I interacted with during my time in Virginia Public Schools. They did as much as they could to ensure that all students had equal opportunities, though sometimes a lack of funding meant that some students would…

TumbleBooks For Low Vision Review

TumbleBooks For Low Vision Review

Many libraries have started providing eBooks for cardholders of all ages. While many eBook titles available are targeted at adults, there are still services that provide eBooks for children at no cost to cardholders. One of the most popular eBook services for children is TumbleBooks,…

Why To Attend Therapy Dog Reading Programs

Why To Attend Therapy Dog Reading Programs

This week, a news story went viral about a therapy dog reading program in Minnesota. One of the dogs in the program, named Sting, didn’t have anybody read to him at one of the events, so his owner posted a Facebook picture encouraging kids to…

Explaining Child Study Teams Using The Scientific Method

Explaining Child Study Teams Using The Scientific Method

Explaining the process of a child study meeting using the scientific method of problem solving.

Ten Phrases To Know Before Your First IEP Meeting

Ten Phrases To Know Before Your First IEP Meeting

Ten words to know before your first IEP meeting so that you can be prepared and get the best services as early on as possible!

How To Create Tactile Images With Everyday Objects

How To Create Tactile Images With Everyday Objects

How to use common household objects and craft supplies to create tactile (3D) images, great for math and science classes.

All About The Cogswell-Macy Act

All About The Cogswell-Macy Act

Answering the who, what, when, where, and why of the Cogswell-Macy Act, summarizing it for readers.

School Pictures and Low Vision

School Pictures and Low Vision

How to make sure school pictures come out great when you have low vision

School Field Trips And Low Vision

School Field Trips And Low Vision

How to include students with IEPs and 504s on class trips, with a special focus on low vision and blindness

School News and Low Vision

School News and Low Vision

Tips for including students with low vision on pre recorded and live school news programs, written for students in all grade levels

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Children Edition

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Children Edition

How I answer questions from curious children about my low vision. Answers developed with guidance from childcare professionals

Art Classes and Low Vision

Art Classes and Low Vision

Including students with vision impairment in art classes and art projects. Get ready for things to be inside and outside the lines simultaneously

Dear Elementary School Teacher

Dear Elementary School Teacher

Dear elementary school teacher, here are ten things your new low vision student wants you to know, but may not realize