Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Parent Posts

Book with hearts and says "Mommy Loves You"
Added by Sandy Kenrick
This is a strategy for parents or caregivers who will be separated from a child who is deafblind or who might not understand where the person has gone.
A young boy puts toast into a toaster
Added by Sandy Kenrick
An overview of conversation boxes for children with a combined vision and hearing loss, with a hands-on example of how they can be used to develop communication skills and basic concepts
woman holds baby in pool
Added by Charlotte Mellor
This blog post by the mother of a young girl who is blind shows how preferred activities can be used to teach language and basic concepts as part of emergent literacy.
Personal identifier necklaces
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Personal identifiers help children who are deafblind to recognize people in their lives. This blog post shares ideas on how to create them.
A young boy who is deafblind signs with his mother
Added by Sandy Kenrick
A parent provides step by step instructions on how to make an experience book with a young boy who is deafblind as an early step toward literacy
Two young brothers explore books
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Tips for families to create tactile books and other literacy materials for young children who are blind or visually impaired, deafblind or who have multiple disabilities
Plaques with textures and braille
Added by Sandy Kenrick
A parent shares ideas on creating DIY accessible playgrounds for kids who are blind
Boy explores a storybox
Added by Sandy Kenrick
This storybox is a great way to introduce young children who are blind or visually impaired or deafblind to early literacy concepts.
textures on puzzle
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Easy ideas for adapting puzzles with textures for children who are blind or who have multiple disabilities, making this a multi-sensory activity.
A young boy examines a tactile book.
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Fun ideas to teach sign language to a deafblind child through literacy

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