Make your school a more inclusive place where all students are welcome and have a sense of belonging.
Inspiring change in classrooms across Canada
CNIB’s Inclusive Schools Program is designed to teach educators and students how to foster inclusion in the classroom for people who are blind or low vision. As part of the program, CNIB has developed free educational resources designed to increase an understanding of blindness, the importance of creating more accessible and inclusive schools, and how you can support people who are blind or partially sighted in your community.
School presentations and toolkits
CNIB’s Inclusive Schools Program aims to amplify the voices of people who are blind or low vision by ensuring every student sees themselves reflected within their learning experiences. Presentations are delivered by a CNIB staff member or volunteer with lived experience and toolkits include:
- Information on how to make school communities inclusive for students who are blind or low vision.
- Units and lesson plans on accessibility, inclusion, braille and more.
- Tips for recess, gym, class trips and more.
- A picture book with corresponding lesson plans that link to the Ontario curriculum.
- A booklist that includes characters who are blind or low vision for primary, junior and intermediate readers.
Request a presentation for your school and discover what’s possible when we support students to reach their full potential.
Funding provided by the Government of Ontario.