Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Parent Posts

Student at computer with large screen and text
Added by Jane Miller
Mercy is a 5th grade student who is smart, determined, and has albinism. Each school year has brought change and new challenges for Mercy and her parents that include accessing materials with the proper technology.
A boy holds a bowl while using tactile sign.
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Wondering how to use a storybox with a child who is blind or deafblind? These tips will help you get started bringing books to life for young children with visual impairments or multiple disabilities!
Modified Candy Land pieces
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Modificando el juego “Candy Land” para jugadores ciegos o sordociegos
A young boy putting clothes into the washing machine
Added by Tina Kumelj
The parent of a 6-year-old boy in Slovenia shares ideas to help him develop concepts, as well as functional skills by participating in daily household routines.
Two boys hanging ornaments on Christmas tree
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Ideas to involve children who are blind or visually impaired in Christmas and holiday activities at home and in the community
A boy reading text on a slant board
Added by Judy Endicott
Tips on using a CVI Overlay with children with cortical visual impairment, Phase III based on the 10 characteristics of CVI, identified by Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy
A girl wearing sunglasses stands with her mother
Added by Nilam Agrawal
The mother of a girl with deafblindness due to Usher Syndrome shares the story of her struggling to learn to read due to her learning disabilities, which had been unrecognized before home-based instruction began during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Photo cards on black background: help, spoon, syringe, food bowl, diaper
Added by Sharon Elliott
A parent shares her experience of helping her son with cortical visual impairment (CVI) move from using a calendar with real objects to tactile cards with object symbols or partial objects to photographs over the course of 4 years.
Child using braille notetaker with refreshable braille display
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Individuals who are deafblind can use a braillenote touch with a refreshable braille display to communicate with people who don't know braille or ASL.
ABC Braille logo
Added by Charlotte Cushman
A new website that turns a braille image into text has been launched by the father of a braille student in Australia.