Certain holidays are perfect for finding great CVI items. Valentine’s Day is excellent for kids who prefer red or pink, two of Little Bear’s favorite colors. Many pharmacies, grocery stores, dollar stores and party stores will have holiday-specific items on sale after the holiday. This is the perfect time to find some new treasures to […]
Visit the aquarium
We are always looking for places we can take Lukas that he will enjoy and that will allow him to use his vision. The zoo isn’t very interesting to him because most of the animals are too far away for him to see. We have discovered, however, that he LOVES the aquarium. This makes sense […]
A CVI Christmas!
For Christmas this year, we are focusing on making our tree CVI friendly. Since red is one of Lukas’ favorite colors, we purchased sparkly red ornaments (we found these at Sears) and big red light strands (from Walgreen’s) to put on the tree. The glitter on the ornaments adds the element of movement and he […]
One of Little Bear’s favorite toys is strands of bright red or pink beads placed against a black background. The lights in the room shine on the beads and make them easy to see. He often reaches for them and can easily make them move. These are available at most party and dollar stores.
Glow sticks are great for kids with CVI. They provide an easy source of color and light. We prefer the Life Gear glow sticks that can be found in many home improvement, hardware stores and discount stores. These are small stick lights which come in red, yellow, green, blue, pink and other colors. They can […]