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'Recreation & Leisure Skills' in Foundations of Ed., Instructional Strategies for Teaching Children & Youths with Visual Impairments (Cost) D. McGregor & 
C. Farrenkopf
Recreation and Leisure Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Resources
book Report a problem!
Description: Chapter devoted to explaining modifications for teaching and promoting recreation and leisure skills to visually impaired students.
A1 Free Sound Effects N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Recreation and Leisure
Games, 
Instructional Aids/Materials
website Report a problem!
Description: This website houses thousands of sounds that include animals, motors, etc. They can be downloaded for activities such as listening lessons and games.
AbleData N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Adapted PE, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: This website is devoted to providing objective information on all types of assistive technology for all types of people with disabilities.
Ableplay N/A Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Play, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides research and ratings for hundreds of toys that can be given to children with various disabilities.
Access Sports: A Model For Adapting Mainstream Sports Activities For Individuals With Visual Impairments P. E. Ponchillia Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Adapted PE, 
Instructional Strategies
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The AccessSports Model (ASM) was designed to adapt activities. The model allows professionals who have a basic knowledge of visual impairment and who know something about mainstream sports to analyze any sports activity by investigating three of the game's components: (a) the targets or goals in the sport, (b) its boundaries, and (c) its rules. RE:View, Vol. XXVII, Number 1, Spring 1995. Pp. 5-14.
Accessible World N/A Independent Living, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Recreation, 
Recreational Reading
website Report a problem!
Description: Accessible World provides information through internet resources for blind consumers on a mryiad of topics.
American Printing House for the Blind Accessible Textbooks Dept. (Formally ATIC) (Cost/Quota Funds) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Large Print Books
website Report a problem!
Description: This is a very thorough on-line catalog of books available for purchase in the following medias: regular print, recorded, braille and enlarged type.
American Printing House for the Blind Instructional Products Catalog & Parts Catalog (APH Quota) N/A Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Products website Report a problem!
Description: APH is the premiere vendor of materials used for instructing visually impaired students.(Many items available free of charge to local school districts through Texas quota funds.)
American Printing House for the Blind Print/Braille Children's Books: Chrissy's Collection (APH Quota) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Braille/Print Books book Report a problem!
Description: APH has produced a collection of high interest books with both print and braille formats together.
Assessment Kit: Kit of Informal Tools for Academic Students with Visual Impairments (Cost) D. Sewell (Ed.)  Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Career Education, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Family Resources, 
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Itinerant Issues, 
Job Descriptions, 
Learning Media Assessment, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions, 
Nemeth, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance, 
Resources, 
Scheduling, 
Self-Awareness, 
Sports/Games, 
Student Data, 
Teaching Advanced Mathematics, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts, 
Writing Skills
kit Report a problem!
Description: This kit brings together informal checklists, suggestions for format; assessment materials that you may want to buy, informal reading inventories, and assessments of compensatory skill areas.
Braille International (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Braille Publishers, 
Braille/Print Books, 
Family Resources
website Report a problem!
Description: This is a producer of adult and childrens' braille books. They have approximately 1400 books on hand and can make books on demand.
Braille Reading Pals Club - Early Literacy Program N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Beginning Reading, 
Braille Literacy for the Sighted, 
Braille/Print Books, 
Pre-Braille
website Report a problem!
Description: This program encourages parents to take an active roll in the braille literacy of their child.
Can Do! Series (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction
Concept Development, 
Early Intervention, 
Low Vision, 
Tactual Sensitivities
video Report a problem!
Description: This is a series of 11 DVDs for those working with young children with visual impairments. It is also parent friendly.
Carolina Assistive Technology (CAT) Computer Games for Students with Visual Impairments (Handouts from Texas Focus 2010) N/A O&M, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Games, 
Recreation, 
Writing Skills
Word document Report a problem!
Description: The University of North Carolina has created several computer games specifically for the visually impaired. This handout explains each game how to install them and the skills they require a user to develop.
Children's Braille Book Club  (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Beginning Reading, 
Braille/Print Books, 
Recreational Reading
website Report a problem!
Description: For $100 per year, receive a monthly children's book, from preschool to 3rd grade, in twin vision format (print and braille).
Creative Recreation for Blind and Visually Impaired Adults I. Ludwig, 
L. Luxton & 
M. Attomre
Family Resources, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Arts and Crafts, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: This booklet offers information about a variety of recreational activities. Suggestions are included for hints for those wanting to adapt favorite leisure activities.
DARS - Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, Division of Blind Services N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology
Instructional Support, 
Professional Resources, 
Vocational Education Training
website Report a problem!
Description: DARS provides in home and family support to consumers who qualify as legally blind. (TX Residents Only)
EVALS: Evaluating Visually Impaired Students (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Support, 
Program Planning, 
Signature Writing, 
Student Data, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts, 
Vision Efficiency Training, 
Vocational Education Training, 
Writing Skills
kit Report a problem!
Description: 'Evaluation of students with VI is a complex, multi-faceted process of gathering info. using appropriate tools & techniques. Informal evaluation should be considered an essential supplement to the use of formal measures and published instruments. In order to determine curricular focus and plan effective instructional programming for students, the staff must know a student's levels of functioning in all areas of academic and unique need.'
Everybody Plays! How Kids with Visual Impairments Play Sports (APH Quota) C. L. Aillaud & 
L. Lieberman
Family Resources, 
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 for the student, follows a youngster to sports camp where he experiences first hand, many accessible games and activities that are played by students with visual impairments.
Exceptional Teaching Aids (Cost) N/A Arts, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: This is a catalog of products specifically for teaching the visually impaired.
Family Village N/A Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Eye Conditions and Diseases, 
Family Resources, 
Syndromes/Diseases
website Report a problem!
Description: A website that brings together a wide range of information for families and individuals with disabilities. The library is a particularly good place to find information on specific syndromes and conditions. (Not VI specific)
Finding Appropriate Toys for a Child with a Vision Loss K. Blakely, 
M. A. Lang, 
B Sosna & 
B. Kushner
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency
Play, 
Toys
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This article provides helpful hints for increasing cognitive development through play.
Finding Ebooks on the Internet (Cost) A. Dresner Compensatory/Access, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Ebooks
book Report a problem!
Description: The author, who is visually impaired, explains where to locate books in different formats on the internet.
Finding, Researching and Downloading Books, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias on the Net M. McCarty Compensatory/Access, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Recreational Reading, 
Reference, 
Technology
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Mr. McCarty has updated his article on locating needed resources for visually impaired users on the internet.
Fit for Life J. Butcher Family Resources, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Instructional Strategies article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Written by a blind PE instruction, Ms. Butcher discusses the importance of movement and ways that she has made sure her students are increasing their physical activity.
Fitness for Individuals Who Are Visually Impaired or Deafblind L. Leibermann Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Adapted PE, 
Games, 
Play
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: A leader in the field of physical education for those with sensory disabilities discusses specific sports and activities and how they can be modified and adapted for students.
Fred's Head Blog N/A Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Instructional Support, 
Training and Tutorials
website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides tips, tutorials, articles, and information for those who are visually impaired and those who work with them.
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 serve as a basis for in-service, especially when using the Independent Living Curriculum to teach from. Areas of concentration are developing IEPs for social skills and recreation and leisure skills.
Functional Academic Curriculum for Exceptional Students (F.A.C.E.S.) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies
Curricula, 
Functional Math, 
Functional Skills, 
Instruction of Adventitiously Blind, 
Instruction of Personal Management, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies
kit Report a problem!
Description: This curriculum covers math, science, social studies, physical health and vocational skills (elementary to high school) for students with moderate to severe disabilities. (Not VI specific)
Games For People with Sensory Impairments - Strategies for Including People of All Ages (Cost) L. Lieberman & 
Jim Cowart
Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination
Adapted PE, 
Family Resources, 
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 sensory disabled people can play. The activities offered in this book can all be presented to students who are sensory impaired with multiple disabilities within a regular physical education curriculum, or to adults with sensory impairments in any recreational setting.
Games for the Blind (Cost) N/A Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Games website Report a problem!
Description: These computer games have been created for the visually impaired consumer.
Games U Touch (Cost) C. Holm Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Games, 
Technology
website Report a problem!
Description: Ms. Holm has created 'edutainment' games specifically for children with visual impairments.
Gardening and Horticulture N/A Recreation and Leisure Instructional Development, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: This webpage provides tips for teachers and students wanting to garden as a hobby.
Getting In Touch With Play: Creating Play Environments for Children with Visual Impairments (Cost) K. Blakely, 
M.A. Lang & 
R. Hart
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Play book Report a problem!
Description: The purpose of this manual is to offer design that supports more creative and satisfying play experiences for children who are blind or visually impaired as well as for children with full vision.
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: This book is broken down into 5 parts, helping the blind user to maximize the potential useage of his IPhone.
gh (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Technology
Producing Nemeth Code, 
Products, 
Technology
website Report a problem!
Description: This is a producer of audio accessible, tactile graphics and braille products.
Goalball Association N/A Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Goal Ball website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides information regarding goalball, how it's played, needed equipment, etc.
Going Places: Transition Guidelines for Community-Based Physical Activities (APH Quota) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination
Activities for High School Students, 
Sports/Games
book Report a problem!
Description: A resource guide for teens and young adults that promotes independent physical activity.
Good Toys for Blind Kids: Suggestions for Parents N/A Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Play, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: From the website: "This list is made up of regular toys that can be purchased through local shops or toy stores. The age categories were those suggested by the parents, not the manufacturer. Please check the package for recommended age levels before you buy a toy."
Hadley School for the Blind N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
O&M, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology
Braille Literacy for the Sighted, 
Communication, 
Family Resources, 
Learning Nemeth Code, 
Libraries, 
Resources, 
Training and Tutorials
website Report a problem!
Description: Tuition free correspondent courses available to students, family members, etc. for instruction in areas specific to visual impairments, including parents, early childhood, and assistive technology.
Hark the Sound G. Bishop Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Auditory Skills, 
Games
website Report a problem!
Description: A downloadable computer program that provides auditory games for visually impaired students.
How to Thrive, Not Just Survive: A Guide to Developing Independent Life Skills . . . (Cost) R. M. Swallow & 
K. M. Huebner (Eds.)
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Choice and Decision Making, 
Family Resources, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Resources, 
Self-Awareness
book Report a problem!
Description: This book provides guidelines and strategies for helping blind and visually impaired children to develop, acquire and apply skills that are necessary for independence in socialization, orientation and mobility, and leisure time and recreational activities.
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.
Independent Living Aids (Cost) N/A Arts, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: Catalog of products promoting independence of people with visual impairments.
Independent Living: A Curriculum with Adaptations for Students with Visual Impairments (Cost) R. Loumiet & 
N. Levack
Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Adapted PE, 
Adolescents, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Communication, 
Curricula, 
Elementary
book Report a problem!
Description: A curriculum used for assessment, teaching and evaluating students in these areas: social skills, self care and leisure skills. It is designed for students from school age to adulthood who will live independently or with minimal assistance.
Iowa Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) Resource Guide K. Blankenship, 
et. al.
Assessment, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Auditory Skills, 
Documenting Progress, 
Eligibility, 
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
IEP, 
IEP Prep, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Learning Media Assessment, 
Program Planning, 
Student Data, 
Student Observation
Word document Report a problem!
Description: An incredibly thorough tool written for TVIs and COMS to help instruct, assess, plan and evaluate in all areas of the ECC.
It's February. . .Time To Plan For Camp R. Lucey Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Camp article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This is camp resources listed for Texas students with visual impairments. Dates may have expired but general information may still pertain, includes internet resources. (Texas Only)
JVIB (Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness) Subject Index for Articles (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Instructional Support website Report a problem!
Description: This is a current list of articles available for download, indexed by subject area.
Large Print Suppliers and Publishers N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Accessible Books, 
Large Print Books, 
Recreational Reading
website Report a problem!
Description: Here is a list of publishing companies and individual companies that will enlarge books.
Learning Ally N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Audio Books
website Report a problem!
Description: This national library provides books on compact disc and available for download. Textbooks are available for Texas students.
Low Vision Gateway N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Accessible Books, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions, 
Low Vision Specialists, 
Technology, 
Transition/Future Planning, 
Transportation, 
Vision Efficiency Skills, 
Visual Efficiency and Functioning
website Report a problem!
Description: This site offers information about low vision and the many aspects of having low vision. It is for parents, family members and educators.
LRS Large Print Reproductions (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Accessible Books, 
Large Print Books, 
Recreational Reading
website Report a problem!
Description: This company can enlarge books in black and white or color.
LS&S Group (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Family Resources, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions
website Report a problem!
Description: This is a catalog of products promoting independence of people with visual impairments.
Major Sports and Recreation Resources P. Ponchillia Family Resources, 
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, programs, camps for a multitude of sports and activities is provided.
Martial Arts for the Blind N/A Family Resources, 
O&M, 
Recreation and Leisure
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students
website Report a problem!
Description: Information regarding how blind and visually impaired people participate and study martial arts. Resources are given.
MoPix - Motion Picture Access (Cost) N/A Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Service which describes Hollywood movies for the visually impaired. A list of accessible theaters is given.
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.
Moving Ahead Series Storybooks (APH Quota) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Recreation and Leisure
Braille/Print Books book Report a problem!
Description: From the website, 'Moving Ahead Storybooks introduce symbolic representation, more complex illustrations, and an increased emphasis on text by combining tactile pictures, print/braille text and a fun story.
Music and Low Vision --Strategies for People with MD, RP and Related Problems . . . N/A Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Low Vision Solutions, 
Music
website Report a problem!
Description: Thomas Green, a retired physicist, developed a great system for displaying music (and other material) in super-enlarged format, adaptable to each student, on a standard laptop monitor screen.
National Beep Baseball Association N/A Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Beep Baseball, 
Parent Resources
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 Braille Press (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Braille Publishers, 
Braille/Print Books, 
Play, 
Pre-Braille, 
Recreational Reading, 
Sensory Training
website Report a problem!
Description: Nonprofit braille printing and publishing house.  It offers a braille book-of-the-month club.
National Camps for Blind Children N/A Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Camp website Report a problem!
Description: National organization offering camps for children of all ages, year round, in different locations of the country, Christian affiliated.
NFB's Newsline Online N/A Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Recreational Reading website Report a problem!
Description: A portal for news content available on the web for the blind and visually impaired. An application submission is required.
Open Library N/A Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Audio Books, 
Ebooks
website Report a problem!
Description: Open Library provides over 1 million accessible books available for download.
Opus Technologies N/A Arts, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Braille Publishers, 
Music
website Report a problem!
Description: A company which develops software, print and braille materials to help instuct learning braille music.
Paper Music N/A Arts, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Music website Report a problem!
Description: This website is a resource enabling disabled musicians to locate music of any kind from any source.
Parent/Teacher Resource for Children with Sensory Impairments - promoting physical education and recreation N/A Family Resources, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Games, 
Motor Involvement, 
Play, 
Recreation
website Report a problem!
Description: This website, housed by APH, is the result of a three year study that provides resources for the promotion of PE and recreational skills for students with visual impairments.
PCS Games N/A Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Games website Report a problem!
Description: This site is dedicated to the blind gamer with constant updates on links to on-line games and forums.
Perkins School for the Blind - Products (Cost) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology
Braille Writing, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Producer of various types of instructional aids and resources for families and professionals.
Physical Activities for VI Youth M. Artido & 
J. Roberts
Family Resources, 
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 presents many issues regarding getting visually impaired students involved with physical education and recreation and leisures. Ideas are given on how to modify different activities and suggestions are also given on indoor and outdoor activities. 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: Written by an experienced educator of visually impaired students, the author gives countless tips for adapting all kinds of physical activities plus individual sports situations and games.
Pinterest N/A Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Reference, 
Resources
mobile or tablet app

website
Report a problem!
Description: Pinterest is a pinboard-style photo sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, hobbies, and more.
Popular Activities & Games for Blind,Visually Impaired & Disabled People (Cost) P. Rickards Family Resources, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Adapted PE, 
Family Resources, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support
book Report a problem!
Description: This book for the professional and consumer, provides instruction for activities and games involving the visually impaired person.
Primary Phonics Storybook Sets (Cost) B. Makar Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Accessible Books, 
Beginning Reading, 
Braille/Print Books
book Report a problem!
Description: These booklets have large print, uncontracted and contracted braille and help the student practice basic beginner reading skills.
Publications available from the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Curricula, 
Instructional Support
website Report a problem!
Description: Catalog of books, curricula and kits for professionals who serve students with visual impairments and those with additional disabilities.
Read Any Good Books Lately? Using APH Trade Books C. Johnson Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Beginning Reading, 
Instructional Aids/Materials
Word document Report a problem!
Description: A representative from APH presents the new products that have been developed for emerging braille readers.
Read How You Want, Your Customized Book Source (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Accessible Books website Report a problem!
Description: This company provides a very comprehensive list of on-demamnd books in alternate formats such as braille, auditory and large print.
Recorded Books, LLC (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Audio Books, 
Family Resources, 
Recreational Reading
website Report a problem!
Description: This is a large catalog of complete and unabridged audiobooks. It also includes Accelerated Reader titles.
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.
Scattered Crowns: Tactile Attribute Game (APH Quota) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Games kit Report a problem!
Description: 'A fun, versatile board game that encourages young children, especially those with visual impairments and blindness, to develop tactile skills.' For ages 5 and up.
Seedlings, Braille Books for Children (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Braille Publishers, 
Braille/Print Books, 
Play, 
Pre-Braille, 
Recreational Reading
website Report a problem!
Description: This is a catalog of braille books for children (available in uncontracted and contracted braille).
ShareBraille N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Braille/Print Books, 
Instructional Aids/Materials
website Report a problem!
Description: ShareBraille is a division of NFB offering the exchange of donated braille books in order to build braille literacy.
Shop Low Vision (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: Catalog of products promoting independence for the visually impaired consumer plus materials for the vision professional.
Ski for Light N/A Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Family Resources, 
Skiing
website Report a problem!
Description: A program promoting cross country skiing for the visually impaired.
Snoezelen Multisensory Environment (Cost) N/A Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
MIVI, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction
Active Learning, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Auditory Skills, 
Communication, 
Cortical Visual Impairment, 
Early Childhood Intervention, 
Early Intervention, 
Games, 
Motor Involvement, 
Music, 
Play, 
Positioning, 
Routines, 
Self-Awareness, 
Sensory Training, 
Tactual Related, 
Tactual Sensitivities, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: Snoezelen rooms or equipment uses the blend of sights, sounds, textures, aromas, and motion to provide stimulation of the primary sensory systems and may be modified to meet each student's sensory or visual needs.
Social Netorking and You: Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn for Blind Users (Cost) A. Dresner Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Technology   Report a problem!
Description: This guide explains what social networking is and how a blind user can access Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
Software Demos N/A Career Education and Transition, 
MIVI, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Keyboard Instruction, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: A preview and demonstration site for APH software.
Space Camp (Cost) N/A Recreation and Leisure, 
Science
Camp website Report a problem!
Description: National camp for the study of astronomy and space travel available to students with visual impairments during certain weeks of the year.
Speakaboos N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Audio Books
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 Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Games website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides games for blind gamers free of charge.
Sports Extravaganza N/A Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Play, 
Recreation
website Report a problem!
Description: Annual sporting event held every fall in Irving, Texas for blind and visually impaired children and youth ages 0-22. (Texas students only)
Storyline Online N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Audio Books
website Report a problem!
Description: This website, sponsored by the Sreen Actors Guild Foundation provides audio and visual books read by famous actors. Although not VI specific, blind children can listen to the audio stories without needing any modifications to the technology.
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: A list is provided on how activities and games can be adapted to include blind and visually impaired children.
Summer Programs Available at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired N/A Arts, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students, 
Adapted PE, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Arts and Crafts, 
Camp, 
Cane Travel, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Functional Skills, 
Games, 
Instruction of Personal Management, 
Recreation, 
Resources, 
Role Models/Mentors for Students, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Transition/Future Planning, 
Vocational Education Training
website Report a problem!
Description: TSBVI offers summer programs that provide students with instruction in all areas of the ECC.  (Texas students only)
Talking GlowDice (APH Quota) N/A Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Games kit Report a problem!
Description: A battery operated handheld device that 'rolls' a dice and visually displays and announces the number.
Talking Word Puzzles Software (APH Quota) N/A Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Games kit Report a problem!
Description: A computer program that allows the user to create or solve hidden word puzzles and crossword puzzles.
TalkingTag (Cost) N/A Independent Living, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Low Vision Solutions
mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: From the website,"record short Video or Voice messages on TalkingTag labels and merchandize using this innovative TalkingTag App. Note: You will need TalkingTag labels to use this App. Store your Memories, Messages and Notes on different types of TalkingTag labels which can then be attached to Scrapbooks, Greeting cards, photo albums, gifts, quilts and any other item. You can share the messages with friends, family or business associates by simply sending the recorded label."
Teaching your Baby to Play with Toys N/A Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Play, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: An excellent one page full of tips for parents of infants with visual impairments.
Technology Manufacturer's Links N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Internet and Accessibility, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Producing Nemeth Code, 
Products, 
Resources, 
Tactile Graphics
website Report a problem!
Description: Links to major manufacturers of technology for the visually impaired consumer.
Teen Scene: Portraits of Success Video (APH Quota) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction
Choice and Decision Making, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance, 
Self-Advocacy and Leadership, 
Self-Awareness
video Report a problem!
Description: A great video with four teenagers with low vision sharing their thoughts about dating, school success, sports, careers and self-advocacy.
Texas SenseAbilities Newsletter and See/Hear Archives N/A Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Communication, 
Family Resources, 
Instructional Support, 
Resources
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Publication for instuctors and families of visually impaired children including those with deafblindness and multiple disabilities. It contains current and relevant information for various topics from school to community to home. (Downloadable)
Texas State Library - Talking Book Program  N/A Arts, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Accessible Books, 
Audio Books, 
Braille/Print Books, 
Family Resources, 
Large Print Books, 
Music, 
Recreational Reading
website Report a problem!
Description: The TSL program allows visually and physically impaired patrons to choose free books from a national library system in braille, large type or audio format. (Texas students only)
The American Blind Skiing Foundation N/A Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Organizations, 
Skiing
website Report a problem!
Description: Organization which promotes self-esteem and independence through recreational and competitive skiing for the visually impaired.
The Best Christmas Toys for Blind Children! N/A Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Play, 
Toys
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This is a collection of toys recommended by parents of children who have visual impairments. It does include a section on recommendations for older children.
The Black Book of Colors M. Cottin & 
R. Farla
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Braille/Print Books, 
Siblings
book Report a problem!
Description: This children's book characterizes a young blind girl asking her sister, 'What color is. . .?' The siblings has some wonderful responses which help visually impaired children see color.
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: Abstract: The author relates how she uses photography as a way to see the intricate details of the world and to share that beauty with others.
The Blind Reader's Page N/A Arts, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
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 Braille SuperStore N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Braille/Print Books, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: A virtual bookstore that contains 1000's of braille titles. Also, it sells various low vision and blind related products.
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 Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Recreation and Leisure
Play, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: From the website, "we have published the annual Toys"R"Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids, an easy-to-use resource featuring specially selected toys that encourage play for children with physical, cognitive or developmental disabilities.:
Twenty-six Useful Apps for the Blind I-Phone User (Cost) P. Cantisani Recreation and Leisure, 
Technology
Technology book Report a problem!
Description: The author reviews 26 apps that can be used with blind users.
United States Association of Blind Athletes-USABA N/A Family Resources, 
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 Family Resources, 
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 Family Resources, 
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.
VI Tech Share- To Help Share Technology Devices and Web Links Blog Created by Vision Teachers in Rural West TX Arts, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Social Interaction, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Accessible Books, 
Active Learning, 
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Arts and Crafts, 
Audio Books, 
Basic Information, 
Beginning Reading, 
Caseload Analysis, 
Cortical Visual Impairment, 
Early Childhood Intervention, 
Early Intervention, 
Elementary, 
Emergent Literacy Skills, 
Eye Anatomy and Function, 
Eye Conditions and Diseases, 
Family Resources, 
Games, 
General Information, 
Goal Setting and Attainment, 
IEP, 
IEP Prep, 
Inservice for Teachers and Administrators, 
Instructional Planning, 
Music, 
Parent Resources, 
Play, 
Positioning, 
Recreational Reading, 
Syndromes/Diseases, 
Tactual Related, 
Tactual Sensitivities, 
Technology, 
Toys, 
Training and Tutorials
website Report a problem!
Description: Resources for Babies;Resources for Literacy; Curriculum for Alternative Teaching;Tactual Books;CVI;VI Resources; Resources for VI Teachers; Goals and Objectives;Helpful sites about Eyes;Home made toy resources and play; Visual Perception;AT;Switch Use;Math;Social Stories;Link Share;Books - digital,CDs,audible;Adapted Books;Screen Readers;Text Readers;Games/Movies;word prediction software;Braille;O & M;Modules/Webcasts for VI Trainings.
ViA (Visually Impaired Apps) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Technology
Reference, 
Resources
mobile or tablet app Report a problem!
Description: A fully accessible app for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad. ViA 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, or provide functionality to 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 should sling carrying back.'
Web Chase (APH Quota) N/A Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Family Resources, 
Games
kit Report a problem!
Description: 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.
What Can Families Do at Home to Support Recreation and Leisure Skills? L. Leiberman Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Family Resources, 
Parent Resources, 
Play, 
Recreation
Word document Report a problem!
Description: Dr. Leiberman explains three points in encouraging families to have their child with a visual impairment become more involved in rec/leisure skills.
Where to Find Braille Books for Children M. Garber Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure
Braille Publishers, 
Braille/Print Books
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This article, written for parents, tells of the top companies that sell or distribute braille children's books.
Who Needs Sports? J. Robinson Deafblind, 
Family Resources, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure
Recreation, 
Sports/Games
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: The Family Support Specialist from TSBVI talks about adaptions and resources for students and parents.