Vision & Hearing Kit

Designed to promote inclusion and participation of children who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, or hard of hearing either temporarily or permanently.

Vision and Hearing Kit unpacked with ~30 colorful tools and toys

This might look like:  

  • Sitting very close to screens
  • Blinking and/or rubbing eyes frequently
  • Difficulty following directions

Examples of kit items include:  

  • Toys with multi sensory signals
  • Adapted lighting options
  • High contrast toys and books
  • Braille and sign language literacy tools

Kit item spotlights  

Item spotlights represent just a few examples to give you an idea of the types of items in the kit. This spotlight does not constitute an endorsement.

muñeca tamaño Barbie con piel morena y un implante coclear

Lottie Doll

The Lottie Doll wears a cochlear implant. Including a doll with a cochlear implant in your program might help a child with a cochlear implant feel more included, and could help all children learn more about cochlear implants. 

un juego de emparejamiento de madera donde las piezas tienen diferentes texturas y colores

TactiTouch and Match Game

Matching is an important skill. Many matching games require vision to match patterns. Children can play this matching game using their sense of touch!

Poke A Dot Wheels on the Bus with plastic bubbles for popping on the cover

Poke A Dot Wheels on the Bus Book

This book has clear dots to press and pop on each page. This gives a child the opportunity to explore the book and practice counting by using their sense of touch and hearing.


un altavoz negro con micrófono y auriculares con cable

WinBridge Voice Amplifier

Voice amplification devices help make noisy environments more accessible to children who are deaf or hard or hearing. The WinBridge is a wearable device that makes the speaker's voice louder throughout the room. 

Center for Inclusive Design and Engineering (CIDE)

CU Denver

The Hub, Bioengineering

1224 5th Street

Suite 130

Denver, CO 80204


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