Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired


Penny Rosenblum

I am an Associate Professor of Practice in the Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies at the University of Arizona where I joined the faculty in August 1999. I prepare teachers to work with children with visual impairments (TVIs). In March 2012 I became the Project Director for an Institute of Education Sciences (IES) federal project, AnimalWatch-VI Suite: A comprehensive program to increase access to math for students with visual impairments. Visit our web site at I am a person with low vision who had struggles as a child learning to read and write.

Posts by PennyR

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Online Training for General Education Teachers Working with an Elementary Age Student with a Visual Impairment News 05/08/2019
Louis Braille Timeline Game Strategies 01/02/2019
Recruiting Academic Students Who Want to Build Their Graphic Literacy Skills and Use iPads: 2018-19 News 08/20/2018
Presenting Yourself Positively Blog entry 07/26/2018
It’s Much More Than a Contest…. My Observations from Attending the National Braille Challenge Blog entry 06/19/2018
“Yes, Boys and Girls. There are Reasons Adults Use Perkins Braillers.” Blog entry 02/28/2018
Participate in a Research Study about Writing! News 01/26/2018
Survey on Learning Media Assessment News 01/17/2018
Why Should I Care About Learning Braille? Blog entry 01/02/2018
Games are Fun AND They Help Children Learn! Blog entry 11/06/2017
Make Your Own Braille Word Search Puzzles! Strategies 11/04/2017
Recruiting Academic Students Who Want to Build Their Graphic Literacy Skills and Use iPads! News 10/12/2017
Brilliant Braille Tiny Cards Resources 08/30/2017
Seeking Participants for Short Study about Dual Media Learners News 08/16/2017
Should My Child Read Print or Braille or Both or? Blog entry 08/06/2017
How to Braille Playing Cards Strategies 07/16/2017
Dots for Families Braille Lessons Blog entry 06/15/2017
Recruiting Participants for the Research Study on Experiences with UEB Event 04/17/2016
Ideas for Celebrating Louis Braille's Birthday Resources 01/03/2016
Recruiting Students for iPad Study News 01/07/2014
An Update on Dots for Families and Stories of Braille Users Blog entry 01/01/2014
Braille Resource Packet for Parents of Young Children Blog entry 06/17/2013
Introducing Animal Watch Vi Suite! Blog entry 03/27/2013
What I Shared with a Parent who Didn’t Know Where to Start Basic page 02/08/2013