Grade Schoolers: When Your Blind Child Goes to School

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It's an exciting time for your child as he learns to take an active role in his life. As his teacher and supporter, you have learned to advocate for your child as a visually impaired student, a medical patient, and an individual; now, you will slowly pass the baton to your child, encouraging his progress in self-care and self-advocacy. To equip you in transitioning your grade schooler to independence, browse this section with topics that include:

Social/Emotional

Self-Care

Educational

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