Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired


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Below are strategies for all content areas.

Photo of two boys in a lesson with a male teacher

Chris Woodin Math Facts

By Charlotte Cushman
Tips for teaching math to students who have learning disabilities
logo for Tech Vision

Teaching Braille reading fluency.....virtually

By Charlotte Cushman
lands beyond collage

Lands Beyond

By Becky Hoffman
photo of the divided wheel and spinner arrow, with close-ups of print/braille

Wheel of Fortune game

By RJSitten
Image of items beginning with the letter b

Alpha Boxes

By GayleFl
Image of panda bear and turtle with books

Object Symbols for Choice Making

By GayleFl
Image of iPad2

Braille Literacy Using iPad and Refreshable Braille Displays

By Charlotte Cushman
Photo of a veltex board with small stuffed animals and letter cards attached.

Using Real Objects to Reinforce Consonant Sounds

By Mary McCarthy
Logo for Braille Rap Song

Braille Rap Song

By Charlotte Cushman
Page from accessible power point book about making macaroni and cheese.

Let's Make Macaroni and Cheese

By Holly Cooper
Modified page of The Garden with tactile flowers

Using Textures to Adapt Simple Books

By Mary McCarthy
Weather chart in print and braille

Weather Chart

By Mary McCarthy
Cover of Tactile Treasures from APH

Tactile Treasures and Real Objects

By Mary McCarthy
Photo of Shapes & Sharing Picnic Basket

Shapes & Sharing Picnic Basket

By Mary McCarthy
Object box and word cards for Feely Meely game

Feely Meely: Game to Match Braille to Objects

By Mary McCarthy
Cover of Linking ASL and English

Linking ASL and English

By Jim D.
Photo of TackTiles


By Mary McCarthy
Beginning braille instruction using Tack-Tiles
Photo of What's Gnu? game

What's Gnu?

By Mary McCarthy
Activity for beginning braille readers using adaptation of What's Gnu?
Child writing signature with pencil

Signature Writing for a Braille Reader

By Charlotte Cushman
Image of series of ears, spelling out the word "listening"

Listening Skills

By Charlotte Cushman