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Connect with Parents of Blind Children
Join the online community for parents of children who are blind or visually impaired. Find tips and support for raising your child.
Pros and Cons of Labeling Our Kids
Parents tend to cling to labels as they become part of a child's identity, but is there danger in that? What are the pros and cons of labeling our visually impaired children?
Expanded Core Curriculum Skills
Understanding the components of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) can be a challenge, but these disability-specific skills are essential for your child with a visual impairment.
The preschool years are all about learning to be a friend. Learn how you can help your blind or visually impaired child develop familiarity with toys, pretend play, asking to join a game, and more.
Cortical Visual Impairment in Children
What is cortical visual impairment (CVI)? How is it diagnosed and treated? How can a child with CVI function?
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Finding Help After the Diagnosis
New on the FamilyConnect Blog
- WEBINAR: How Can Parents and Caregivers of Students with Visual Impairments Make Certain that their Student Receives Meaningful Sex Education Instruction?
- Did We Make the Right School Choice for Our Child Who Is Blind or Visually Impaired?
- Sex Education for Students who are Blind or Visually Impaired