Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Parent Posts

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
Anticipation board for child with CVI
Added by Rachel Bennett
The mother of a child with cortical visual impairment (CVI) created this anticipation calendar for her son.
Cover of Emma Bear's Day
Added by Lauren Seeger
This picture book with black backgrounds and strong contrast was created by the mother of a child with CVI (cortical visual impairment)
Circle page of book
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Older students can practice their braille literacy skills while also enjoying the feeling of helping others when making books for pre-braille readers.
Worksheet with push pins
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Find out how to make worksheets accessible and fun for young braille readers
g-raff backpack
Added by Brenda Biernat
The mother of a young child with CVI shares tips on making literacy meaningful for children with cortical visual impairment.
Dot watch
Added by Sandy Kenrick
The mother of a young boy who is a braille reader who is deafblind shares her thoughts about the Dot Watch.
Tactile incentive chart with golf tee
Added by Sandy Kenrick
All children need to feel motivated, but often incentive charts are not accessible to those who are blind, low vision or deafblind. Make an accessible tactile chart for kids who are visually impaired!
Cover of key book
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Creating a book that motivates children who are blind with additional disabilities includes using real objects that a child is interested in such as those that make sounds or have interesting textures