What is sensory development? In general, it refers to the maturing of the five familiar senses: hearing, smell, taste, touch, and vision. It also involves the way your baby or child’s nervous system receives input from these senses and then forms an app..
If you find that your child is visually impaired, your next question may be, “What can I do to help my child?” In addition to seeking out appropriate medical specialists early, intervention programs such as Early Start can help. All children ages zero..
Although they share a common diagnosis, children with Visual Impairment (VI) may have a wide range of visual characteristics. Strategies that work for some may not work for others. Therefore, keen observation of children’s visual behaviors is a crucial ..
As a parent concerned with helping your child reach her full potential, you may feel pressured to buy the latest educational toy or expensive equipment. But the best motivator for your child is actually you. With a little creativity, you can use things yo..
http://www.blindbabies.org/Pediatric Visual Diagnosis Fact Sheet ™ DEFINITION Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) is a temporary or permanent visual impairment caused by the disturbance of the posterior visual pathways and/or the occipital lobes of the bra..
Learning to write is an important part of every school curriculum. Not everyone writes in the same way; some children will use paper and a pencil, others will use a keyboard or other equipment to aid in writing. But all children benefit from developing th..
Without buying any expensive toys, you can create a fun, sensory-rich environment in your own home! Try these suggestions and enjoy watching your child explore and develop her sensory system. Follow her lead though. She might resist doing some of these ac..
http://www.blindbabies.org/Pediatric Visual Diagnosis Fact Sheet ™ Light rays enter the eyes by passing through the cornea, the aqueous, the pupil, the lens, the vitreous, and then striking the light sensitive nerve cells (rods and cones) in the retina...
http://www.blindbabies.org/Pediatric Visual Diagnosis Fact Sheet ™ OPHTHALMOLOGIST (M.D.) Performs surgery. Diagnoses and treats eye diseases. Tests for visual acuity and visual field. Prescribes glasses, low vision aids (magnifiers) and medication. Tra..
Many teachers are aware of the need to recognize what a child’s sensory system is telling him. This can help the child with cooperation and improve attention and behavior in the classroom. Here are some ideas on how to organize the classroom environment..