ERIC Number: ED074677
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Preschool Learning Activities for the Visually Impaired Child, A Guide for Parents.
Illinois State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Springfield. Instructional Materials Center.
Intended for parents of blind preschool children, the booklet lists games and activities to develop independence by means of tactual, aural, physical, self care, social visual, and mobility training. Activities are listed for the 3-year-old, the 4-year-old, and the 5-year-old under the specific skill developed. Instructions for particular games and recommended materials are listed after each section. Examples of activities include comparing the sizes of measuring cups, spoons, and pans (tactual), finding the mother by following the sound of her voice (aural), playing Simon Says (physical), feeding himself (self care), making friends (Social), using light cues to aid mobility (visual), and knowing his way around the house (mobility). A glossary of terms such as blindisms and educationally blind and a listing of Illinois agencies serving the visually impaired are also included. (DB)
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Authoring Institution: Illinois State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Springfield. Instructional Materials Center.