Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Focus Groups to Explore the Experiences and Ideas for the Successful Transition of Students with Visual Impairments from Print to Braille

Girl using Perkins brailler while reading print

Dr. Tina Herzberg, University of South Carolina Upstate and Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum, University of Arizona, are seeking participants in focus groups to explore the experiences and ideas for the successful transition of students with visual impairments from print to braille.

Teachers of students with visual impairments must:

  • Have transitioned a student from print to braille during the current or previous 4 school years

University instructors who teach braille must:

  • Cover the topic of teaching braille to established print readers

Adults 18-25 years who use braille must:

  • Have learned to read and write using print and then learned braille during their K-12 education

To Participate:

They are seeking US and Canadian teachers of students with visual impairments (TSVIs), university instructors of braille courses, and adults 18-25 years who made the transition from print to braille during their K12 education.

For more information contact: Dr. Tina Herzberg University of South Carolina Upstate

Tel:  864-503-5572    Email:  therzberg@uscupstate.edu

Flyer for focus group