Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Parent Posts

A boy checks his work on a braille assignment.
Added by Sandy Kenrick
APH Tactile Editing Marks Kit makes editing accessible to braille students who are blind or visually impaired or deafblind.
A young woman hold a tray with two baked items on it.
Added by Linda Choy
A mother from the Philippines shares the story of her daughter's progress from a young child with MDVI (multiple disabilities and visual impairment) to a young adult who is learning to be independent in the world.
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.