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Your child’s future is limitless.
Your child can dream big and achieve anything she sets her mind to. As accessibility awareness and technology continue to grow, so do opportunities for children with vision loss. From education and reading to games and sports, your child’s future is full of possibility.
If you have the right tools, nothing can stop you.
“By using FamilyConnect, I found many useful tips. As my daughter went through school, she did really well. She learned braille. She was a bright student. She learned mobility with a cane. She graduated high school and earned a college degree.”
—Parent and Member of FamilyConnect.org
Connect with FamilyConnect.org, where you’ll find vital information and support for parents who have children who are blind or visually impaired. While you’re there, you’ll find success stories and support whether your child is an infant, preschooler, elementary or high schooler, or young adult.
Currently 24 states are participating in Babies Count, a national database in the US that collects epidemiologic and demographic information on infants and toddlers between the ages of birth and 36 months who are blind or visually impaired. Information from this database has been used to make policy and budget decisions, to expand programs, to drive medical and educational research, and to track the changing face of blindness of children in our country today.
APH is proud to offer Braille Tales, free print/braille books for children who are visually impaired. Early reading develops braille awareness skills and an enthusiasm for literacy in the hearts of young children.
The Video Mag HD is a durable and kid-friendly, handheld video magnifier.
For only $90 per annual subscription, students who are blind and visually impaired can easily navigate, read and write documents,...
For only $80 per annual subscription, students with low vision can enlarge and enhance everything on their computer screen. ZoomText...
Barbara Peterson, APH Scholar and vision consultant for the Montana School for the Deaf and Blind, believes the Reach &...
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Are you looking for an easy-to-understand hands-on way to explain algebra concepts to your child? Tactile Algebra Tiles can help!...