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care of young blind children.

Norah Gibbs

care of young blind children.

by Norah Gibbs

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Published by Royal National Institute for the Blind in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesBulletins -- no. 18.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13648683M

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A great resource for other adults in a child’s life as well. Castellano, Carol and Kosman, Dawn. The Bridge to Braille: Reading and School Success for the Young Blind ChildFile Size: KB.

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The Blind Child in The Regular Preschool Program. Blind children, if given a chance, can play and learn right alongside their sighted peers. An open mind, a positive attitude, and a little creativity are usually all it takes to integrate blind students into regular preschool programs.

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They’re great at connecting you with people and resources in your : Amber Bobnar. Everyday Activities for Blind Children Growing up without sight can be difficult. is dedicated to helping parents of young children with visual impairments as well as children with multiple disabilities. At we are here to support parents and caregivers of young children who are blind all over the world!Author: Amber Bobnar.

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