Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Writing: The Forgotten Focus for Literacy and Communication Instruction

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In this webcast Linda Hagood, former Speech Language Therapist at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, discusses the importance and challenges of teaching writing skills to blind and deafblind students. She provides an array of strategies to teach writing skills in nontraditional ways that are both motivating and fun for students.

The webcast consists of the following chapters:

  1. Introduction
  2. The Types of Stories to Explore with Students Who are Blind or Deafblind
  3. How to Begin the Storytelling Writing Process
  4. Strategies to Assist Blind and Deafblind Students to Improve their Writing Skills


Posted on June 21, 2012
Updated on: January 30, 2019