Building Communication Skills
Communication Skills for Children Who Are Blind or Low Vision.
As the parent of a toddler with blindness or low vision, at some point, you will be asked about how their communication skills are developing. As you respond to this question, more than likely, you will think about several different skills. Is my child talking yet? How big is my child’s vocabulary? Does my child follow simple directions? How many different sounds does my child say correctly? This article will help you talk to others in more detail about your expectations and hopes for your child. For more click HERE.
Teaching Empathy to Visually Impaired Children.
Have you ever considered the value of empathy? We think through the words or actions we are about to impart and consider how our suggestion or contribution will be taken. It's the reason we know how to treat others; it allows us to know what not to say, and it allows us to contemplate how to present ourselves during a job interview, at a work meeting, in a recreational club, to a customer, or to a potential friend. For more click HERE.
Social Communication Skills With Your Child Who is Blind or Low Vision.
Successful communication depends a great deal on what we see around us. In the absence of vision, blind children learn to recognize what is in their world through touch and sound and the language input offered by others. The language that you use to support your blind child's understanding and to help build and support communication skills is more than labeling what you see. For more click HERE.