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Students with visual impairments need to use all available senses to learn about and understand the world around them. These skills allow students to effectively access the curriculum, learn new concepts, and communicate with others. (Retrieved from:

The senses include:

  • Vision
  • Smell
  • Taste
  • Touch
  • Hearing
  • Movement

Going outside is a great opportunity to use the senses to explore the world around us. Dress for the weather and be open to the wide variety of sensory experiences just outside your door!