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7-128 Software - Top 25 Web Sites for Gamers Who Are Blind N/A Recreation and Leisure   website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides a list of the top 25 web sites for gamers who are visually impaired. Each site listed has a detailed description about why it was chosen.
Access Sports: A Model For Adapting Mainstream Sports Activities For Individuals With Visual Impairments N/A Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Adapted PE, 
Instructional Strategies
website Report a problem!
Description: The ACCESS Sports model is a three-prong strategy for making physical education, sports, and recreation accessible to participants who are visually impaired. By adjusting the targets, boundaries, and rules of nearly any activity, it can be adapted. This webpage provides further information about this model.
American Blind Skiing Foundation N/A Recreation and Leisure Organizations, 
Recreation, 
Skiing
website Report a problem!
Description: Organization which promotes self-esteem and independence through recreational and competitive skiing for the visually impaired.
Bicycling Blind N/A Recreation and Leisure   website Report a problem!
Description: Bicycling Blind is a resource for those interested in tandem cycling. The website offers opportunities for cyclists with visual impairments to connect with cyclists with vision. It also offers information about tandem cycling, events, and clubs.
Blind Yoga Marty Klein Recreation and Leisure   website Report a problem!
Description: Marty Klein, a blind author and yoga enthusiast, and Gretchen Hein, a certified yoga teacher, combine their knowledge in order to provide individuals who are blind with an introduction to yoga. Explore the website to learn more about the instructors and yoga postures. You can also download Beginning Yoga for the Blind and Visually Impaired or order a 5 CD set.
Carrol Center for the Blind Games N/A Recreation and Leisure   website Report a problem!
Description: The Carroll Center for the Blind sells adapted games such as bingo cards, UNO, Old Maid, Checkers, Chess, and Dominoes. They are priced from $1-$16. (Cost)
Creative Recreation for Blind and Visually Impaired Adults I. Ludwig, 
L. Luxton & 
M. Attomre
Recreation and Leisure Arts and Crafts, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: This booklet offers information about how to adapt a variety of recreational activities for individuals with visual impairments.
Disabled Sports USA N/A Recreation and Leisure   website Report a problem!
Description: Disabled Sports USA focusing on improving the lives of wounded warriors, youth and adults with disabilities by providing sports and recreation opportunities. Resources on the website include information about specific sports, videos, Challenge Magazine, a list of adaptive equipment, and a blog.
Everybody Plays! How Kids with Visual Impairments Play Sports (APH Quota) C. L. Aillaud & 
L. Lieberman
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Adapted PE, 
Games, 
Sports/Games
book Report a problem!
Description: This storybook, written at a 4th grade reading level, follows an elementary school aged child to to sports camp for children who are blind or visually impaired. Readers learn about sports and recreational physical activities that are enjoyed universally and about specific sports designed for persons with visual impairment and blindness.
From IEP to Teaching Strategies. . . How Do We Get There? (especially when teaching social and recreational skills) (Cost) V. Perwein & 
N. Levack
Recreation and Leisure, 
Social Interaction
Instructional Strategies, 
Resources
book Report a problem!
Description: This booklet can be useful to inform an in-service presentation, especially when using the Independent Living Curriculum to design instruction. Areas of focus include developing goals for social skills and recreation and leisure skills.
Games for People with Sensory Impairments L. Lieberman & 
Jim Cowart
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Adapted PE, 
Games, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Recreation
book Report a problem!
Description: This book provides facilitators with 70 games that individuals with sensory impairments can play. The activities offered can be presented to students with visual impairments in a regular physical education curriculum or to adults with sensory impairments in any recreational setting.
Gardening and Horticulture N/A Recreation and Leisure Instructional Development, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: This webpage provides tips for individuals who are blind and wish to begin gardening. Topics include gardening tips and techniques, container gardening, and fragrance and sensory gardens.
Getting Started with the IPhone: An Introduction for Blind Users (Cost) F. Dressner & 
D. Martineau
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Technology book Report a problem!
Description: Getting Started with iPhone and iOS 7 is an introduction to using the iPhone for individuals without vision. It is broken down into 3 parts: Buying, Configuring, and Loading Up Your iPhone; Starting to Use Your iPhone; and Using the Rest of the Built In Apps.
Goalball Association N/A Recreation and Leisure Goal Ball, 
Organizations, 
Recreation
website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides information regarding goalball, how it's played, needed equipment, local leagues, etc.
Going Places: Transition Guidelines for Community-Based Physical Activities (APH Quota) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Recreation and Leisure
Activities for High School Students, 
Sports/Games
book Report a problem!
Description: Going Places is a resource guide for teens and young adults that promotes independent physical activity. It outlines a step-by-step process for choosing and participating in sports and other physical activities within the community.
Hark the Sound G. Bishop Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Auditory Skills, 
Games, 
Recreation
website Report a problem!
Description: Hark the Sound provides downloadable audio computer games for students with visual impairments.
iBlink Radio n/a Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: From the website: "The world's first application for the visually impaired for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad! Radio stations, podcasts and reading services of special interest to blind and visually impaired persons.
International Blind Sports Federation N/A Recreation and Leisure   website Report a problem!
Description: International Blind Sports Federation was founded in Paris in 1981. The goal of the organization is to promote sports for the blind and visually impaired, particularly in developing countries. The website has information about many sports and the IBSA World Games.
Major Sports and Recreation Resources P. Ponchillia Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students, 
Adapted PE, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Recreation
Word document Report a problem!
Description: The author provides an extensive list of resources for sports and recreation. Equipment suppliers, programs, and camps for a multitude of sports and activities is provided.
Martial Arts for the Blind N/A Recreation and Leisure Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students
website Report a problem!
Description: This issue of Fred's Head discusses how blind and visually impaired people can study martial arts. Resources are provided including Blind Zen and the Judo Information site.
MoPix - Motion Picture Access (Cost) N/A Recreation and Leisure Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students
website Report a problem!
Description: This site provides information to consumers, industry members and others interested in learning more about motion picture access. It also provides a list of movies with closed captions and descriptions along with resources to find theaters playing them.
Mosquito Netting or Paycheck Which Will You Choose? R. Lucey Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Camp article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Camp resources listed for Texas students with visual impairments. Dates may have expired but general information may still pertain, includes internet resources. (Texas Only)
Movement Without Sight: Physical Activities and Dance for the Visually Handicapped (Cost) L. E. Kratz Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Adapted PE, 
Dance, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: This book looks at the implications of movements for individuals without sight and gives information about teaching physical activity to children who are visually impaired.
Music and Low Vision: Strategies for People with Print Disabilities Who Don't Read Braille N/A Recreation and Leisure Low Vision Solutions, 
Music
website Report a problem!
Description: Thomas Green, a retired physicist, developed a great system for displaying music (and other materials) in super-enlarged format, adaptable to each student, on a standard laptop monitor screen.
National Beep Baseball Association N/A Recreation and Leisure Beep Baseball, 
Games, 
Organizations
website Report a problem!
Description: This website is dedicated to promoting beep baseball for visually impaired. It includes history and current averages of top players from across the nation.
National Camps for Blind Children N/A Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Camp website Report a problem!
Description: National organization offering camps for children with visual impairments of all ages, year round, in different locations of the country. The camps are affiliated with Christian Record Services, Inc.
NFB's Newsline Online N/A Recreation and Leisure Recreational Reading website Report a problem!
Description: NFB Newsline is a free audible newspaper service that provides independent access to over 300 newspapers, magazines, and TV listings for those with print disabilities, including four Spanish language newspapers. NFB Newsline can now be accessed online or on a digital book player.
Opus Technologies N/A Arts, 
Recreation and Leisure
Braille Publishers, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Music
website Report a problem!
Description: Opus Technologies develops and sells braille music reference materials and braille tools for transcribers, proofreaders, educators, parents, and students.
Paper Music N/A Arts, 
Recreation and Leisure
Music website Report a problem!
Description: Paper Music is a website dedicated to providing music and resources for musicians who are blind all over the world. Transcription services are available to translate files into braille, Music XML, Lime, and enlarged print and enlarged computer music files.
PCS Games N/A Recreation and Leisure Games website Report a problem!
Description: PCS Games is dedicated to the blind gamer with frequent updates on links to accessible online games and forums.
Physical Activities for VI Youth M. Artido & 
J. Roberts
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students, 
Adapted PE, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies
Word document Report a problem!
Description: A great resource that discusses many issues regarding getting visually impaired students involved with physical education and recreation and leisure activities. Ideas are provided on how to make indoor and outdoor activities accessible. From Denmark. E-mail: julprause@hotmail.com
Physical Education and Recreation for Blind and Visually Impaired Students A. Montagnino Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Games, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Sports/Games
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The author of this article provides tips for adapting all kinds of physical activities plus individual sports situations and games.
Recreation and Leisure Products from the American Printing House for the Blind N/A Recreation and Leisure Instructional Aids/Materials website Report a problem!
Description: Catalog of products for those with visual impairments and the instruction of this population.
Sensory Friendly Films at AMC N/A Recreation and Leisure   website Report a problem!
Description: This program, created based on the request of a parent of a child with autism, allows families to enjoy their favorite films in a safe and accepting environment. The auditoriums dedicated to the program have their lights on and the sound turned down, and audience members are invited to get up and dance, walk, shout or sing during the film.
Ski for Light N/A Recreation and Leisure Family Resources, 
Skiing
website Report a problem!
Description: Ski for Light is a program promoting cross country skiing for the visually impaired.
Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students (SCIVIS) (Cost) N/A Recreation and Leisure, 
Science
Camp website Report a problem!
Description: SCIVIS is a week long camp that takes place at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Students ages 10 and up can attend. It is coordinated by teachers of the visually impaired.
Speakaboos N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Recreation and Leisure
Accessible Books, 
Audio Books, 
Recreational Reading
website Report a problem!
Description: This website offers free visual stories for young children with audio and music. Categories include nursery rhymes, fables, folk stories and songs. (Not VI Specific)
Spoonbill Software N/A Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Games website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides games for blind gamers free of charge.
Sports Extravaganza N/A Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Play, 
Recreation
website Report a problem!
Description: Sports Extravaganza is an annual sporting event held every fall in Irving, Texas for blind and visually impaired children and youth ages 0-22. Events include 25, 50, and 100 meter dashes, 200 and 400 meter run, standing long jump, running long jump, wheelchair obstacle course, and more.
Suggestions for Recreation and Leisure Activities for Blind and Visually Impaired Children N/A Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students, 
Games
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This article, written by Debra Sewell, discusses the importance of learning to play for children who are blind and provides a list of popular commercially available games and suggestions to make them accessible.
TalkingTag (Cost) N/A Independent Living, 
Recreation and Leisure
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Low Vision Solutions
mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: TalkingTag allows users to record short video or voice messages on TalkingTag labels, which can then be attached to scrapbooks, greeting cards, or other items. Note: You will need TalkingTag labels to use this App.
The Best Christmas Toys for Blind Children! N/A Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Play, 
Toys
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This article from Wonderbaby.org provides a list of the best toys for children who are blind. They are listed by age group and type of toy.
The Blind Photographer: Finding beauty through the eyes of an unlikely shutterbug N. Slaughter Arts, 
Recreation and Leisure
Personal Control and Individual Performance, 
Role Models/Mentors for Students
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Nicole Slaughter, a photographer with albinism, discusses her experience with photography and the ways in which it enriches her life.
The Blind Reader's Page N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Recreation and Leisure
Accessible Books, 
Internet and Accessibility, 
Parent Resources, 
Recreation, 
Sports/Games
website Report a problem!
Description: The Blind Reader's Page offers a wide variety of information in alternative formats for those with print disabilities.
The Encyclopedia of Sports and Recreation for People with Visual Impairments (Critical Concerns in Blindness) Andrew Leibs Recreation and Leisure   book Report a problem!
Description: This book provides a historical context regarding how the Paralympic movement, ADA, and increasing expectations for inclusion enabled individuals with blindness to become involved in sports. It profiles every accessible sport and recreation activity with entries that outline how athletes (both novice and elite) got involved and how participation has shaped their lives.
The Living Painting Trust (Cost) N/A Arts, 
Recreation and Leisure
Instructional Support, 
Tactile Graphics
website Report a problem!
Description: Although this resource is found in Great Britian, famous paintings and works are available in tactual graphic format for the blind and visually impaired to explore.
Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids N/A Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Games, 
Play, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: The annual Toys R Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids features specially selected toys that encourage play for children with physical, cognitive, or developmental disabilities.
Twenty-six Useful Apps for the Blind iPhone User (Cost) P. Cantisani Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Technology book Report a problem!
Description: The author reviews 26 apps for iOS device users with visual impairments.
United States Association of Blind Athletes-USABA N/A Recreation and Leisure Goal Ball, 
Golf, 
Organizations, 
Skiing, 
Sports/Games
website Report a problem!
Description: This website is dedicated to promoting athletic competition and recreation for visually impaired people.
United States Blind Golf Association N/A Recreation and Leisure Golf, 
Organizations
website Report a problem!
Description: This site provides information related to and for visually impaired golfers.
United States Braille Chess Association N/A Recreation and Leisure Chess, 
Sports/Games
website Report a problem!
Description: This website is for the promotion of chess play by visually impaired persons through the internet and live tournaments.
ViA (Visually Impaired Apps) N/A Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Reference, 
Resources
mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: ViA is a fully accessible app for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad. It has been designed to help identify apps that are useful for adults and children who are blind or have low vision, including those with additional disabilities. Users can easily sort through the apps in the App Store and locate those that were built specifically for the user with a visual impairment.
Walk/Run for Fitness Kit (APH Quota) N/A Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Instructional Aids/Materials kit Report a problem!
Description: This kit allows students to work on the five major components of fitness: cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance, muscular strength, and body mass index. It includes a personal guidewire system, two talking pedometers, and a tether to use with a guide.
Web Chase (APH Quota) N/A Recreation and Leisure Family Resources, 
Games, 
Instructional Support
kit Report a problem!
Description: Web Chase is a board game designed especially for visually impaired students. Students must use their tactual skills to manuever spiders throughout different obstacles to win the game. For ages 5 and older.
What Can Families Do at Home to Support Recreation and Leisure Skills L. Leiberman Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Parent Resources, 
Play, 
Recreation
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Dr. Leibermann gives three pointers in helping parents of visually impaired children build upon R/L activities in the home.
Who Needs Sports? J. Robinson Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Recreation, 
Sports/Games
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The Family Support Specialist from TSBVI gives parents options and programs available in the area of sports and recreation and leisure for students who have visual impairments.