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Below are strategies posts related to Braille.



Modified page of The Garden with tactile flowers

Using Textures to Adapt Simple Books

Guidelines to adapt simple books for children who are blind or visually impaired
Weather chart in print and braille

Weather Chart

This braille weather chart gives students practice with sequencing and comparison, as well as developing an understanding of the weather.
Photo of Shapes & Sharing Picnic Basket

Shapes & Sharing Picnic Basket

Activity to motivate beginning readers in a play setting, using braille or print cards
Object box and word cards for Feely Meely game

Feely Meely: Game to Match Braille to Objects

Simple game for children who are blind or visually impaired to match braille or print word cards to objects
Photo of TackTiles

Tack-Tiles

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

What's Gnu?

Activity for beginning braille readers using adaptation of What's Gnu?
Image of boy reading braille book.

Parents Learning Braille=Literacy For A Child

Podcast about the importance of parents of children with visual impairments learning braille

Teaching Braille Reading and Writing Video

Video presentation by Lucia Hasty about teaching braille reading and writing to promote braille literacy
Young boy explores objects on tray, including apple and sand.

Pre-Braille Experiences for Infants and Toddlers

Tips to promote prebraille and early literacy for young children who are blind or visually impaired

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