Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Parent Posts

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
A boy reads a braille book while wearing a Burger King crown
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Support braille literacy by finding ways to include braille in your child or student's summer!
Star student poster
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Students who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind can share what's important to them with their classmates in an inclusive setting. Braille and textures can be added to make the poster accessible
Accessible chess board with pieces
Added by Sandy Kenrick
My son, who is deafblind, is learning to play the game of chess using an accessible board. It's a fun way to practice braille literacy skills for kids who are blind or visually impaired.
Sight words "feast" and "store" presented with red bubble word approach
Added by Brenda Biernat
Tips from a parent to teach sight words to children with CVI (cortical visual impairment), Phase III, using bubble sight words, with word or letter shapes outlined in the child's preferred color.
Braille garden labels
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Create a garden that is accessible to children who are blind, low vision or deafblind!
Small plastic farm animals
Added by Brenda Biernat
Children with CVI (cortical visual impairment) often struggle to interpret with images that are visually complex. A parent shares her son's experience