Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Parent Posts

A boy touches the braille blocks on his desk.
Added by Cierra Gates
A mother shares the design of 3D printed braille blocks that can be downloaded and printed for free.
Braillewriter and What's Gnu game
Added by Sandy Kenrick
What's Gnu? is an easy game to adapt for beginning braille readers, which can be fun to play at home with sighted siblings or in an inclusive classroom.
Title page of "Animals for Children with CVI"
Added by Charlotte Cushman
This book of Animals for Children with CVI was created by the mother of a child with cortical visual impairment using simple drawings in red, yellow or white on a black background.
Image of sun with the word "sun" outlined with yellow bubble letters
Added by Rachel Bennett
This Weather Book for Children with cortical visual impairment uses clear contrast and minimal visual clutter.
Cover of Christmas Word Search book with tactile Christmas tree
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Get in the holiday spirit by inviting braille students to look for words related to Christmas, Hannukah, or other special themes or events.
Reversible Sequin Pillow and Sensory Mood Egg
Added by Brenda Biernat
Holiday gift ideas for children with CVI (cortical visual impairment) in Phase I, II, III
The word "window" with yellow bubble letters
Added by Rachel Bennett
Step-by-step guide to creating bubble words in YouDoodle and then incorporating them into adapted books for children with CVI (cortical visual impairment).
Christmas roll activity with adaptation
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Ideas to make the Roll-a-Christmas-Tree game accessible to children who are deafblind, blind or visually impaired using braille and tactile materials
A boy who is deafblind uses an abacus with his interpreter
Added by Sandy Kenrick
These videos demonstrate the use of an abacus to solve addition and subtraction problems with a student who is deafblind with an interpreter using tactile sign, braille, and a teacher.
Focus 14
Added by Sandy Kenrick
A parent-created tutorial to send an email message with the Focus 14 refreshable braille display from Freedom Scientific