Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Home > English Language Learners

Engish Language Learners Strategies

Share a Strategy

Do you have a Strategy to share? Please Log-In or Sign-Up to post a new Strategy! 

Click here to learn about Applying for Continuing Education Credit.

Click here for Step-by-Step Instructions to post a new strategy for credit.

Below are strategies posts related to English Language Learners.



Braille bilingual flash cards

Bilingual Braille Flash Cards

These bilingual braille flash cards enabled a parent who does not speak English to review the braille code with her 5-year-old daughter who is blind.
A teenage boy reading a page of braille

Maintaining Braille Skills Using a Daily Journal for an English Language Learner

Using a daily journal to help an English Language Learner (ELL) maintain braille skills through the summer
paper in Perkins brailler, scribbled braille interlined with large print words which reads, once upon a time there was a castle. One day a monster came

Braille is Reading and Writing: Language Experience

Example of braille writing lesson using language experience for young dual media learner who is also ESL or ELL (English Language Learner)
Story box items for If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

Ideas for Sharing "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" with Children Who Are Visually Impaired

Create a storybox, tactile symbols and picture symbols to make "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" accessible to children with low vision or multiple disabilities
Picture of book with textured pictures and braille

“Can We Do Oreo Reading Now?” #1 Key Word Books

Create books for braille readers using key words of interest to them to provide motivation.
Velvet apple

Apple Book

This tactile book can help beginning readers to explore different textures and shapes
question cards reading 'why?' 'identify' and 'minerals'

Question Cards

This activity is designed to help students who are autistic, including those with visual impairments or multiple disabilities, to develop their critical thinking skills.
braille label crayons

Braille Label Crayon Board

This practical strategy is designed to help braille users organize and keep track of crayons.
stuffed animal in a small basket

Prepositions

This activity uses real objects to work on positional concepts with children who are blind or visually impaired.
Cover of Linking ASL and English

Linking ASL and English