Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired


Sandra Kenrick and son Liam

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I am the mother of two busy boys.  My oldest, Liam, is deafblind...he loves books and I love to put accessible books into his hands:) I have taught 10 years in general education classrooms and now have a Masters Degree in K-12 Special Education Specializing in Vision Impairments.  

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Mother, teacher

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Posts by Liamsmom

Title Type of Post Created on
All Aboard! Experience Book About Trains Strategies 06/06/2016
10 Fun Things to Do When Throwing an Accessible Birthday Party! Blog entry 05/24/2016
Using a Peg Slate to Practice Braille Skills Strategies 05/08/2016
Tactile Hundreds Chart with Braille Strategies 04/29/2016
Independence in the Kitchen: Braille Your World Blog entry 04/18/2016
Modifying a Classroom Book Used for Guided Reading in an Inclusive Setting Strategies 03/29/2016
The Easter Story Simplified for Beginning Braille Readers Strategies 03/25/2016
Supporting Friendships Through Creating Accessible Books Blog entry 03/22/2016
Accessible Fridge Magnets = Accessible Artwork Display Strategies 02/24/2016
Accessible Job Chart for the Home Strategies 02/17/2016
Touch and Feel Valentine's Day Book Resources 02/10/2016
Magnetic Storyboard Strategies 02/03/2016
Parent Survey News 02/02/2016
5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed: Mini-Storybox Fun Strategies 01/26/2016
Educating and Including Classmates in a Mainstream Classroom Setting Blog entry 01/19/2016
Montessori-Inspired Phonetic Braille Reading Blocks Strategies 01/12/2016
Monthly Tactile Calendar Strategies 01/05/2016
Quiet Books Strategies 12/17/2015
Using Braille in the Kitchen! Strategies 12/14/2015
Daily Desk Schedule for Child Who Is Deafblind Strategies 12/01/2015
Creating a Braille Book with Whole Word Contractions Strategies 11/13/2015
Beginning Middle End: Tactile Graphic Organizers Blog entry 10/26/2015
Story Bags: Guided Reading in an Inclusive Setting Strategies 10/07/2015
Adapting the Hungry Caterpillar for Children Who Are Blind Strategies 09/23/2015
Homework Table Strategies 09/15/2015
Making Storage Accessible Strategies 08/28/2015
Making Back to School Shopping Meaningful, Accessible and Fun Blog entry 08/17/2015
5 Tips to Make Books Accessible and Meaningful Blog entry 08/09/2015
Connecting Language and Literacy for Children Who Are Deafblind: Storytelling Blog entry 07/20/2015
Braille Word Dictionary Strategies 07/15/2015
Addition Book for Young Braille Readers Strategies 07/09/2015
Life Science is Literacy Too: Creating Non-Fiction Tactile Books for Students with Visual Impairments Blog entry 06/15/2015
Non-Fiction Life Cycle Books Strategies 06/10/2015
Creating Books to Support IEP Goals Blog entry 05/04/2015
Model Magic Braille Fun Strategies 04/22/2015
Supporting and Encouraging Friendships Strategies 03/31/2015
Build Your Own Braille Activity Board Strategies 03/25/2015
Counting Down the Days Strategies 03/09/2015
Using Tactile Sign Language to Read with a Child Who Is Deafblind Blog entry 03/02/2015
Creating a Braille-Rich Environment at Home Strategies 01/26/2015
Travel Tins: Magnetic Fun To-Go Strategies 12/16/2014
Decorating the Christmas Tree: An Experience Book Tradition Blog entry 12/14/2014
Advent Calendar for Beginning Braille Reader Strategies 12/04/2014
Christmas Tactile Books Strategies 12/01/2014
Holiday Gift Tags Strategies 11/28/2014
Book Making Party! Blog entry 10/14/2014
Scribbling with My Son Who Is Deafblind Blog entry 09/01/2014
Sending Your Child Off for the First Day of School Strategies 08/25/2014
Birthday Book: Involving Friends and Family in Braille Blog entry 05/18/2014
Mommy Book Strategies 03/20/2014
Making Toast: A Conversation Box Blog entry 02/18/2014
How can I teach my son about the passage of time? Dear Paths Post 01/20/2014
Using Personal Identifiers with My Deafblind Son Blog entry 01/07/2014
What is a “conversation box”? Dear Paths Post 12/03/2013
Giving My Son Opportunities to Share: How to Create an Experience Book Blog entry 10/28/2013
You Can Do It! Tips for Families Who Are Just Getting Started Blog entry 09/23/2013
Creating a DIY playground for our son who is deafblind Blog entry 07/15/2013
Storybox: Adaptation of Goldilocks and the Three Bears Blog entry 06/03/2013
Make your own textured puzzles! Strategies 04/18/2013
Teaching sign language to my deaf-blind son through books Strategies 04/16/2013