Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Online Class: Accessible Literacy for Early Readers

Book with tactile nest and eggs with braille and print textMany people in the Paths to Literacy community love blogger Liamsmom, who writes about her experiences bringing a love of literacy into the life of her 6-year-old son who is deafblind.  Join her for this 5-week online class through Perkins School for the Blind:  Accessible Literacy for Early Readers: Students Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Deafblind.

Learn different strategies and tools that can be used to create and modify accessible literacy materials for early readers in this online course.
 
Starts on June 20 – July 24, 2016 and runs for 5 weeks. This course emphasizes the importance of accessible literacy for children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind. Participants will become familiar with different strategies and tools that can be used to create and modify literacy materials for early readers that will support a love for literacy. Participants will also create accessible books for their student/child as part of their assignments.
 
This course is designed for anyone who works with a child who is blind, visually impaired or deafblind including (but not limited to) TVI's, Classroom teachers, speech therapist, interveners and family members.
 
The course will consist of the following 5 sessions:
  • Session One: Introduction-Need for Accessibility.
  • Session Two: Experience Books: Tell your story!
  • Session Three: Story Boxes and Conversation Boxes: Pictures you can explore through touch.
  • Session Four: Concept Books and Adapting Classroom Literature: tactile graphics.
  • Session Five: Thematic Units: tying it all together!

For registration and more information, see http://www.perkinselearning.org/earn-credits/online-class/accessible-literacy-for-early-readers

 

Event Date: 

Jun 20, 2016 to Jul 24, 2016

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I need this couse

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Charlotte@Perkins commented on April 28, 2016
Susana Juzarte Costa commented on April 27, 2016

I need this couse