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A Conversation With Kids

5 minutes 18 seconds

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Kayleigh Joyner, Paxton Franke, Tyler Juranek, who are visually impaired, discuss their feelings and lessons they have learned. The discussion also focuses on how they want others to treat them, as well as their future hopes, plans, and dreams. Part of a series of interviews with individuals with visual impairments and their family members.

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Runtime: 5 minutes 18 seconds

Young, blonde girl in a blue graphic tee-shirt sits and talks in front of a dark green curtain. Caption. I'll support whatever decisions he makes.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 1
4 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Side view of a young girl with long brown hair sitting in a white wooden chair with a pink pillow behind her at a white desk as she uses a gray Perkins Brailler. Caption. She is a top student with a wildly vivid imagination.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 2
3 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Teenage boy wears a red tee-shirt, blue shorts and baseball cap, tall red-striped socks, and baseball cleats. He kneels with a padded knee on a grassy baseball field as he prepares to throw a yellow softball. Caption. Don't let anyone else tell you what your child can or cannot do.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 3
5 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
An adult holds a child's hand while they run together on a concrete pad as other children look on. Caption. Never, ever make a excuse that you can't do something.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 4
5 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man in a black shirt holds a baby in a light pink frilly dress and headband. 2 young girls look at the baby as their mother looks on from behind. Caption. I look at her as, here's my youngest daughter.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 5
5 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man and woman sit on a couch with big red patterned pillows. The man holds a smiling toddler in a bright yellow shirt between his legs. Caption. The Smith-Levins remain positive about Max's future.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 6
7 minutes
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Low shot of a person holding a baby resting in a handheld carrier. Caption. Jen as narrator. Look at who is coming home for the first time!
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 7
5 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
A chubby baby wearing a blue long sleeved shirt and white cap lays on a white blanket. Caption. The Horstmeyer's only child requires round the clock care.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 8
58 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Young girl in a white shirt sits behind a large drum with her hands on it. There are other drums and instruments nearby in what appears to be a music classroom. Caption. She is the only student at her school with severe visual impairment.
Raising a Visually Impaired Child: Personal Stories From Parents, Siblings, and Children With Visual Impairments
Episode 9
58 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -