There are so many blindness skills packed into that one game. Learning how to turn to someone who is speaking is an important skill for blind people to have. There are so many skills that sighted children can learn by observation.
Small social skills like turning to someone who is speaking is something that could be overlooked in a more mainstream educational setting. His school is staffed by people who have years of experience in the field of educating blind and visually impaired children. I love the way they make learning fun for him!