Parenting with Vision Loss (baby to young children focus)

This set of six videos focuses on a virtual support program run by CNIB for parents with vision loss. The series answers many questions people have about parenting with vision loss, and provides an overview of the many topics covered in the “Parenting with Vision Loss” program.

Parenting with Vision Loss – Introduction

In this video, the presenter, Shelley Adams, provides some background about CNIB’s “Parenting with Vision Loss” program, including how the program began, how it has evolved and who has participated.

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Parenting with Vision Loss – The Program

In this video, Shelley explains the overall structure of CNIB’s “Parenting with Vision Loss” program.

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Parenting with Vision Loss – Session Outline 1

Here, Shelley goes over some of the key topics discussed in the first and second sessions of the program, including the decision-making process involved in becoming a parent, and how to deal with negative public perceptions.

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Parenting with Vision Loss – Session Outline 2

In this video, Shelley talks about the third session of the program, which covers the topic of “parenting at home” and deals with issues like how to feed a baby, give medicine or “baby-proof” your home as a parent with vision loss.

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Parenting with Vision Loss – Session Outline 3

Here, Shelley goes over the third and final session of the program, which covers the topic “parenting in the community”, including issues like how to travel with a child or go to the park.

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Parenting with Vision Loss – Summary

In this final part of the presentation, Shelley showcases a few helpful parenting tools and printbraille books for the participants, and shares inspiring words about being a confident parent, despite vision loss.

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