Kids with low vision learn about art at ForSight Vision


ForSight Vision, a Spring Garden Township center for the blind and visually impaired, introduced art classes for children about two years ago. President Bill Rhinesmith said the classes -- held during two sessions per year -- help about 10 visually impaired kids use their sense of touch to create tie-dye T-shirts, collages and beaded artwork. Siblings and parents can also participate.  This is a wonderful story about how children with low vision can participate in art type projects.  The other goal of these classes are to help children with low vision adapt to social situations they might not have a chance to interact in.

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