One of the most surprising experiences with the iPad has been how useful it is for students with CVI - Cortical Visual Impairment.

Muriel Saunder's research at Junior Blind of America
http://www.technewsdaily.com/3238-ipads-kids-severe-vision-impairments.html used the Baby Finger app.

There are thousands of apps that respond to user actions with both structured and unstructured music, sounds, and light patterns. During ESY, we found that many students will attend and interact with the fireworks apps ...

VI teacher Lonna Gately uses the following apps with students:

CVI

Visual Effects
Spawn Glow HD
grooveLight
fluidity
Cosmic Top
Awesome
Art of Glow
Hot Lights
Glow Coloring
iGlowStick
BabyVision
iBabySee
iBabySee Ruby
First Look

Finger Dexterity

Fun Bubbles Lite
Bubbles
Pocket Pond
Koi Pond
Bubble Mania
Match It Up 3
Match It Up 2
Match It Up 1
Build It Up
NRhymesTap

Noisy Games

Silly Farm
I See Ewe
Sound Shaker
ZooBox
VoicePlus
Piano Pals
aXylophone
Bla Bla Bla