Paths to Literacy is the go-to place to find the materials, ideas, links, and forms to make your school year a success. Here are some of the many articles that have been gathered:
Tips, Tools, and Ideas
This a a must visit article that covers organization, documentation, parent and teacher support, and setting up a schedule.
This TVI (Teacher of the Visually Impaired) created a valuable resource page for her support staff that she shares with us too.
Creating accessible environments for children who are blind or visually impaired using textures and tactile names symbols as labels promotes early literacy.
These self-paced training modules are designed for general education teachers who have a student who is blind or visually impaired in their classroom.
Tips for new vision professionals, including Teachers of the Visually Impaired and Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists.
Back to school shopping with children who are blind or visually impaired can be a fun and meaningful experience if it is made accessible.
Tips for TVIs to ensure that they are providing access to general education curriculum for braille students and others with visual impairments.
Create your own CVI adaptations tool box so you are ready for quick ways to make learning materials more accessible.
Classroom recommendations for students who have a vision impairment.
Ideas to make “Pete the Cat” accessible to students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities, using a story box, tactile symbols, picture cards, and a talking book.
Take this one example and use is as a launching pad to make learning fun and accessible.
UEB (Unified English Braille) lessons that can be downloaded by families, teachers and friends supporting braille literacy.
Lessons to assist you in learning to read and write braille code in addition to information to promote literacy development.
Curriculum to teach students UEB
A great link with several forms a TVI can use.
Practical tips for writing FVA and LMA reports for students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities
This 8 page template for students who have CVI includes some general information and sections that are helpful in organizing information for the CVI Range assessment and can be individualized.
Here are suggestions for teachers and parents of learners with complex learning needs and significant multiple disabilities as we head back to school.