Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Curriculum and Assessment


Literacy Kits and Assessment

Photo of literacy kit includes book, blocks, alphabet letters, and toys.

A literacy kit is a set of activities that are designed to allow a student to actively participate and communicate during book reading activities. The primary purpose is to support and enhance the curriculum with math or reading/writing/language activities to provide the student a multi-sensory experience.

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Accessing the Curriculum Frameworks through English Language Arts:  Literacy

Teach and boy with glasses sit on grass and use sign language.

This article highlights the works of a group of teachers in the Deafblind Program at Perkins School for the Blind and their focus on the new definitions of literacy, samples of literacy-based IEP goals that are aligned with the state curriculum, and the functions of literacy.

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