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This section includes a wide range of information on recreational opportunities for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, from ideas for toys and play for young children to hobbies for older adults with visual impairments.
Recreation and Leisure are part of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) for students who are blind or visually impaired. These skills promote the enjoyment of leisure activities, including learning new activities and making choices about how to spend leisure time
This site uses your location to display movies in your area with accessible technology, including captioning and descriptive audio. Use the filter to display only the movies with the technology you need. Users may also search by theater.
Tips and comprehensive advice for gardeners who have experienced vision loss. Explore information about digging, wedding, mowing, trimming, and everything related to productive and enjoyable gardening.
This online course covers planning, establishing, and caring for a container garden. Hadley courses are free to English speakers with a visual impairment, regardless of country of residence.Source: Hadley School for the Blind
Crafter Marjorie Arnott has transcribed craft books into braille, including knitting and crochet.Source: Copper Dots
Blogger Hannah Thompson describes her first experience of an audio-described film. Her opinion touches on many of the benefits and shortcomings of audio description.Source: Blind Spot
This blog includes tools, tips, and techniques geared for people who are visually impaired. Kimberly and Abby share their projects and ideas, and include close-up photos of their works in progress.
"These guidelines are a key for those performing description, and cover a range of topics from preparing to describe to determining both what information needs to be described and how to describe it."Source: Described and Captioned Media Program
Wondering what features should be included when designing a playground for children with visual impairments? This post includes suggestions for tactile elements, safety, multi-sensory features, and accessibility considerations.Source: Perkins eLearning