Spotlight: Help a DeafBlind Teen Receive DeafBlind Services for the first Time in His Life

I recently saw an episode of Special Books by Special Kids about a 16-year old teen named Max. He is DeafBlind and is also intellectually delayed. I learned that he had never received DeafBlind services at school because he was deemed unable to learn any skills and also due to a lack of funds at … Continue reading Spotlight: Help a DeafBlind Teen Receive DeafBlind Services for the first Time in His Life

Spotlight: The Hadley Institute for the Blind

Are you blind or do you have low vision? Are you looking for a way to support someone facing vision loss? Today I want to point you to a valuable resource, The Hadley Institute for the Blind. Read on to learn more about what this unique organization offers. Disclaimer: this post is not sponsored in … Continue reading Spotlight: The Hadley Institute for the Blind

Accommodations for Students who are Blind or Have Low Vision

Now that the school year is about to begin I want to take this opportunity to discuss the topic of accommodations for students with disabilities. The best advice I can give from personal experience is to take advantage of the assistance that is available to you as a student with a disability. I have been … Continue reading Accommodations for Students who are Blind or Have Low Vision