Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Parent Posts

Jesus, Mary, and Joseph in manger on tactile page
Added by Sandy Kenrick
This collection of tactile books helps students who are visually impaired understand and visualize the first Christmas story.
Tactile Gift Tags
Added by Sandy Kenrick
These holiday gift cards provide braille and tactile stickers to make them accessible to children who are blind, visually impaired, or deafblind.
homemade books
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Tips for making your own tactile books for children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind. Great for early literacy and beginning reading for students with visual impairments!
scribble on paper
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Hands-on ideas for encouraging children who are deafblind or visually impaired to "scribble" as a pre-writing activity
tactile care "mom and dad love you"
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Create notes in braille or with tactile markers to let your child know that your thoughts are with them on the first day of school!
A young girl jumping on a trampoline
Added by Charlotte Mellor
A mother shares ideas for helping young children with visual impairments understand number concepts and counting
mother showing child birthday book
Added by Sandy Kenrick
The mother of a boy who is deafblind shares ideas on inviting family and friends to help to create a tactile book to celebrate his birthday.
young girl combing her hair
Added by Charlotte Mellor
Young children who are blind or visually impaired are often motivated to develop their language skills through music and action.
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