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Original Water World worksheet

Adapting Water World Worksheet

Guidelines on adapting worksheets for pupils with vision loss
Guitar braille

Guitar Braille: Letters - A, B, C, D, E, and G

This file folder game can be used with students who are learning the braille letters A, B, C, D, E, and G.
Sentence order strip

Braille Sentence Order

Interactive practice for beginning braille students with the elements of a sentence, including capitalization and punctuation
Dot 5 Composite signs

Dot 5 Composite Signs, Their, These and This

Braille lessons to practice reading and writing Dot 5 Composite Signs in UEB (Unified English Braille)
Music file folder game

Musical Note File Folder Game for Dual Media Learners

Teach dual media students who have low vision and are learning braille to identify braille letters through this file folder game!
Child placing an activity block on to the desk calendar

Desk Calendars for Braille Users

Setting up a desk calendar in braille promotes braille literacy for children who are blind or deafblind or visually impaired.
Polar bear page adapted with braille and tactile card

Adapting Polar Bear Book for Children with Visual Impairments

Tips to adapt books for children with visual impairments
An index card box to hold word cards

Memorization Fun: A Sentence-Building Activity

Activity to promote braille literacy through memorizing vocabulary and building sentences
Tactile jack-o-lantern

Candy Corn: Creating a tactile book for Halloween

This tactile book about Halloween was created by a parent.
Tactile image of pig

Adapting Three Little Pigs for a Learner Who Is Deafblind

Modification of the Three Little Pigs story for students who are deafblind include tactile symbols, braille, and print.
The box cover for The Game of Things

Adapting The Game of Things for a Braille Student

Adapting The Game of Things as a braille writing activity adds motivation and fun!
Orchestra seating chart

Student Mentor Learning to Create Tactile Graphics

Dual media learners can create tactile graphics and serve as mentors to braille students
Matching braille letters on popsicle sticks

Adaptations for Adult Friend Who Is Deafblind

Homemade braille projects for an adult who is deafblind
Stone soup with props and additional materials

Collaborative Unit Using 3-D Storybooks

3-D storytelling with props can be a helpful way to improve reading comprehension, fine motor skills, vocabulary, and braille literacy.
August record book

Accessible Record-Keeping Book

Create your own accessible record-keeping book to track work of braille students
Adapted Judy cards

Adapting Materials Found Around School

Ideas to adapt materials for students who are blind or visually impaired
Picture of tri-fold board used as a word wall

“Can We Do Oreo Reading Now?” #3 Word Wall

Make the classroom word wall accessible to students who are blind or low vision!
Playing lucky ladybug game

Family Game Time: Modified Ladybug Game

Adapted color matching game to play with children who are blind or deafblind using braille and other modifications.
Tactile American flag with braille

Tactile American Flag

The tactile American flag has the Pledge of Allegiance in braille and makes the stars and stripes accessible to people who are blind, low vision, or deafblind. This is great for the 4th of July (Independence Day), Flag Day or any day at school!
Grass caterpillar

Grass Sock Caterpillar: Incorporating Literacy Into a Science Project

In this hands-on activity, students who are blind and visually impaired learn about seeds in a science project, while also incorporating reading and writing to develop braille literacy skills.

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