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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.
Cover of joke book

Summer Reading Practice

Joke books are a fun and motivating way for braille students to maintain their skills over the summer holidays.
Contractions collage

Contracted Braille Reading and Writing Activities

Lessons to provide braille students with practice with single-cell whole-word contractions
Cover of Police Officer article

Silly Laws: Teachable Moments Using Critical Thinking and Writing Skills

Teachable moments allow braille students to work on critical thinking and writing skills in this example about silly laws.
Editing symbols

Using Tactile Symbols to Edit Braille Documents

Using tactile symbols to support braille students who are blind or visually impaired during the editing step of the writing process
Tree with leaves

Adapting Images for Early Learners

Ideas to adapt images using 3D images for students who do not yet know how to interpret tactile graphics
Boy riding on a train

All Aboard! Experience Book About Trains

Get ideas to make your own experience book for children who are blind, visually impaired, deafblind, low vision or with multiple disabilities!
Crayons forming the letter "B"

Creating an End-of-the Year Gift for Teachers

Try these suggestions of DIY end-of-year gifts for teachers from students with visual impairments.

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