Through Their Eyes: An Introduction to Low Vision; Moving through The World: Gross Motor Skills and Play; Successfully Adapting the Preschool Environment; Hands On Experience: Tactual Learning and Skills; Power at Your Fingertips: An Introductio

VIPS - Visually Impaired Preschool Services Inc.

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Summary for - Through Their Eyes: An Introduction to Low Vision

This 13-minute videotape recording is sixth in a series of eleven videotapes developed to show parents and professionals some practical and sound ways to assist the young child who is blind or visually impaired to develop needed skills and to take off on the road to independence. It discusses several common causes of low vision, how they affect visual functioning, and adaptations that can be incorporated simply into home and classroom to meet the special needs of children who have low vision.

Summary for - Moving Through The World: Gross Motor Skills and Play

This 9-minute videotape recording is seventh in a series of eleven videotapes. It discusses key gross motor skills and demonstrates simple and fun play activities that parents and teachers can use to encourage a progression of skills from infancy through preschool age.

Summary for - Successfully Adapting the Preschool Environment

This 10-minute videotape recording is the ninth in a series of eleven videotapes. It demonstrates a variety of adaptations that can be introduced easily and effectively into the typical preschool classroom to accommodate the special needs of students with visual impairments.

Summary for - Hands On Experience: Tactual Learning and Skills

This 8-minute videotape recording is the eighth in a series of eleven videotapes. It discusses the importance of tactual learning, the progression of tactual skills from infancy through preschool needed for preparing children for Braille reading, and how parents and teachers can help.

Summary for - Power at Your Fingertips: An Introduction to Learning Braille

This 18-minute videotape recording is the tenth in a series of eleven videotapes. It features instruction in the Braille alphabet and numbers, an introduction to the use of contractions in Braille, and training in the use of the slate and stylus and Braille writer for writing Braille. Using high-quality graphics to demonstrate Braille symbols, it is designed as a tutorial for parents and teachers to get started in using Braille with their children who are blind and to pursue self-instruction at their own pace. 

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Bibliographic Information:

VIPS - Visually Impaired Preschool Services Inc.. Through Their Eyes: An Introduction to Low Vision; Moving through The World: Gross Motor Skills and Play; Successfully Adapting the Preschool Environment; Hands On Experience: Tactual Learning and Skills; Power at Your Fingertips: An Introductio (1996). VIPS - Visually Impaired Preschool Services, Inc.: Louisville, KY.

Sponsoring Agency: Various state agencies

Language: English

Reading Level: Average

Formats Available: Videotape

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Availability:

(Power at Your Fingertips cost $69.95 and comes with slate, stylus and handbook. Videos are available separately or as a set at reduced cost. No shipping and handling charge when five or fewer videos are ordered. )

VIPS - Visually Impaired Preschool Services, Inc.
1229 Gavin Place
Louisville, KY
40203

Phone: (888) 636-8477

Email: info@vips.org
URL: http://www.vips.org/

Languages Available: English

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Intended User Audience:

Parents/family members and faculty/trainers in the areas of EI/ECSE and orientation and mobility can use this material. The videos are presented at an introductory level. 

Product Development:

This material was developed by a group of parents/family members and faculty/trainers in the areas of ECE, EI/ECSE, and orientation and mobility. 

Product Evaluation:

This material has not been formally evaluated and there are no plans at this time to do so. 

Product Dissemination:

The videos have been disseminated throughout the United States and Canada. (The total number purchased is unknown.)
 

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