Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired


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Cover of Henry Jack

Henry Jack Tactile Book

By Charlotte Cushman
Colored stars on black background

Beginning Books for Children with CVI

By Beth Allen
Create books for children with cortical visual impairment (CVI) using simple materials with limited complexity.

Tactile quilts that tell a story

By Rocky@Perkins
Image of tactile calendar

Individualized Adapted Calendars

By Charlotte Cushman
Ideas for setting up individual calendars for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities
Addition problem using tactile counting aids

Counting in Tactile Journals

By Rocky@Perkins
Create tactile books or journals to work on counting and other early learning concepts with young children who are blind or visually impaired.
Cover of tactile journal

Tactile Journals

By Rocky@Perkins
Photo of boy in wheelchair wearing glasses looking at lightbright book

Light Bright Books

By Charlotte Cushman

All About Me!

By Charlotte Cushman
Create an "All About Me" book using objects, textures, tactile symbols, print and braille for children with visual impairments & multiple disabities
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