Have you considered the skills need in order to shop independently? Grocery shopping is an activity that incorporates a number of skills, including reading, categorizing, estimating, sorting, and understanding the value of money. This activity takes students through the steps to plan and execute a trip to the grocery store. Lessons include English Language Arts, Math and Independent Living Skills.
This blog post explores "tactile graphicity" or the ability to read and write tactile images. Tactile graphics are especially important in helping students who are blind or visually impaired to develop O & M (Orientation and Mobility) skills.