Here are some recommended internet links:
Raising Children's Network - Disability & Diagnosis
South Pacific Educators in Vision Impairment - Our professional association (SPEVI) now has lots more information on the website, discussing the specialist teacher's role, photos from our recent Brisbane Conference, a new app that has just been launched specifically for children with a vision impairment and lots more.
Carers Australia Queensland
National Disability Insurance Scheme - Starting with the plan
Reach and Match - tactual resources
Tactile vision graphics
Smart Apps for Special Needs Kids
I have included this footage to provide a clear picture of the work that is put into crawling for a young baby and for those who question why their child is not crawling yet. If there is a child who may have a mild form of Cerebral Palsy or another physical limitation, watching how the arms and legs working together may explain the reason for the delay, A child with a vision impairment often will be delayed in their movement because they don't have as much motivation to move if they are limited in what they see ahead. The team working with the child can provide ideas for encouraging more movement in the 'reluctant crawler'.