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A young girl with glasses looks at an iPad

iPad Research Promising for Children with Cortical Visual Impairment


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0
child's hands reading braille

Improving Braille Reading Fluency: The Bridge to Comprehension


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 2
Books from APH with tactile illustrations

Guide to Designing Tactile Illustrations for Children's Books


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0
Reading a tactile book

Research Synthesis of Tactile and Object Exploration


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0
Touching a 3-D representation in a book

Tactile Picture Books Project


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0
Cover of Journal of Experimental Psychology

Young Children and Tactile Images


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0
Cover of The Educator Braille Literacy issue

A Study of Braille Writing Skills Acquisition


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0
Tack-tiles

A Case Study of Tack Tiles Literacy Instruction for a Student with Multiple Disabilities Including Congenital Blindness


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 1
Image from study on visual attentiveness using iPad

iStimulation: Research on iPad Apps for Children with Visual Impairments


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 3

Parents' Perspectives on Braille Literacy: Results from the ABC Braille Study


By Jan Seymour-Ford | Comments: 0
A young boy watches attentively as adult signs to him.

Dialogic Reading: What Works Clearinghouse Intervention Report


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0
Elementary school age boy reads a braille book

Teaching and Assessing the Appropriateness of Uncontracted Braille: Research Report


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0
Young child touches tactile book with adult guidance.

Reading Aloud to Children: The Evidence


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0
Image of Mountbatten braillewriter

Technology and Early Braille Literacy: Using the Mountbatten Pro Brailler in Primary-grade Classrooms


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0
A young child looks at a book with the letter D and a picture of a duck.

Research-to-Practice: Center for Early Literacy Learning (CELL)


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0
Two boys read braille books together.

Social Experiences of Beginning Braille Readers in Literacy Activities: Qualitative and Quantitative Findings of the ABC Braille Study


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0
A young girl looks at a book with her parents.

Literacy in Early Intervention for Children with Visual Impairments: Insights from Individual Cases


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0
A boy uses a Braille Note at his desk.

Implications of the National Early Literacy Panel for Early Braille Literacy


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0
Young boy with glasses looks at a picture book

Framework for Developing Evidence-Based Early Literacy Learning Practices


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0
Young child touches tactile book with adult guidance.

Expanding Understanding of Emergent Literacy: Empirical Support for a New Framework


By Charlotte Cushman | Comments: 0

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