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Notes on the Needs of New English Learners with Vision Limitations: Teaching visually-impaired and blind English as a second language

Teacher signs into student's hands while standing very close to her.

Notes on the Needs of New English Learners with Vision Limitations:  Teaching visually-impaired and blind English as a second language
by Robby Barnes and Sylvie Kashdan; Paper presented at the meeting of Tacoma Community House Volunteers, Tacoma, WA (May 1998).

This paper discusses some of the challenges in teaching new English learners who are blind or visually impaired, and offers strategies and practical solutions to assist them.

Posted on February 18, 2012
Updated on: February 8, 2018