What toys/activities can I put in place to help my child?

Many 'ordinary' toys are great for children with sight loss, so there is often no need to search for specialist toys.

A lot of toys work very well because they have sound features, interesting touchy-feeling (tactile) elements or help a child to learn about cause and effect (such as pressing a button to make a noise). Some toys with bright colours or lights can also help children make the most of any vision they have and can be used in visual stimulation.

For more information on choosing toys, download our guidance leaflet.

We also have a toy recommendations feature in every edition of Insight magazine.

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