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Understanding the needs of my child with MDVI

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About the Booklet

Can my child learn to take care of himself?

I feel sometimes my child is trying to tell me something, but I am not very clear what she wants. What should I do?

These are common questions for parents of children with multiple disabilities and vision impairment (MDVI) who are seeking to understand their child.  

With simple language in a question and answer format accompanied by practical illustrations, this booklet addresses these common questions – and more – that parents have about their child. The booklet may be utilized by parents directly, or used by educators and CBR workers to guide conversations with families.

Booklet Contents

Information about Children with Multiple disabilities with vision impairment (MDVI)

Activities of Daily Living Skills and Adaptations

Communication

Play

Epilepsy