Growth and Development: What to Expect from Your Visually Impaired Baby

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Infants and toddlers grow so quickly and learn so many things. In the beginning, if they are not sleeping, they're eating or needing a diaper change. Believe it or not, there are things you can do with your infant to help him learn to one day feed himself, dress himself, and use the bathroom independently. Although he'll need a little extra help learning these things because of his visual impairment, your baby will grow into a little person who walks and talks too. Though he may need longer than other children his age to begin using words or moving on his own, he'll get there with your help.

The articles in this section are packed full of ideas for you and your young child, including:

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