Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Parent Posts

Young girl with iPad on toddler-sized lap desk
Added by Kelly Whitfield Bradley
Learn how to make your own toddler-size lap desk to support an iPad, light box, book or other toys and materials!
Summer Book of trip to Minnesota
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Tips to create an accessible journal photo book about summer trips, family vacations or other special events, using braille with a printed photo book.
Short line and long line
Added by Nahla Ismael
This Book of Opposites was created by a parent in Egypt for her 6-year-old son, who is blind.
Mother's Day card
Added by Linda Choy
A mother from the Philippines shares the story of her daughter who has multiple disabilities and visual impairment (MDVI), who learns braille after understanding its purpose to connect to others.
A boy holding his birthday book.
Added by Sandy Kenrick
A mother shares ideas to create an accessible braille book of messages from friends, along with fun games at a birthday celebration for a 10-year-old boy who is deafblind.
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.

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