Social Skills Resources

Because so much social behavior is learned through observation, children with blindness or visual impairments need some assistance to find their place in the social world. In this section you will find suggestions to help their children make friends, play with others, develop a sense of autonomy, and learn how to interact and reciprocate. This section also presents information on behavior problems and their interventions.

Challenges facing people with blindness or visual impairment in Sierra Leone, including barriers to full social inclusion.

Source: AfriCAN

The AFB Senior Site has information on numerous topics, such as Understanding Vision Loss, Changing Your Home, and Daily Living.

Source: American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)

The American Camp Association is a community of camp professionals who ensure the quality of camp programs. As a leading authority in child development, the ACA works to preserve, promote, and improve the camp experience.

Source: American Camp Association

Authors Perla and Ducret explain how the design of an O&M program for students with multiple disabilities should start with understanding the child's most basic needs, such as communication, safety, independence, and consistency.

Source: International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI)
Camp Abilities at Lake Joe CNIB
MacTier, Ontario
 
Source: Camp Abilities
Camp Abilities Brazil
Headed by Joslei Souza
 
Source: Camp Abilities
SEE Adventure Camp
Nantahala Outdoor Center
Bryson City, North Carolina
 
Source: Camp Abilities
Headed by Erwin Borremans
 
Source: Camp Abilities
Camp Abilities Gerorgia
Columbus, Georgia
 
Source: Camp Abilities
Headed by Brandon Schellhorn
Vinton, Iowa
(319)-472-5221
 
Source: Camp Abilities
The Maryland School for the Blind Camp Abilities 
Headed by Matt Mescall
 
Source: Camp Abilities
Camp Abilities Nebraska
Boys Town, Nebraska
 
Source: Camp Abilities
Camp Abilities North Florida
Neptune Beach, FL
Summer Camp: July 8th-14th, 2018
Surf Camp: April 21st, 2018
Winter Camping Trip: February 16th-18th, 2018
 
Source: Camp Abilities
Camp Abilities Oregon
(360)-718-2834
 
Source: Camp Abilities
Camp Abilities Pennsylvania
West Chester University
 
Source: Camp Abilities
Alpine Alternatives, Inc.
Anchorage, Alaska
 

 

Source: Camp Abilities
Camp Abilities Tucson
Tucson, Arizona
(520)-235-2582
 
Source: Camp Abilities
Camp Inter-Actions
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Camp Inter-Actions is a traditional summer camp experience for children who are blind or visually impaired.
 
Source: Camp Inter-Actions

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