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Braille and large print books for young children available for purchase through Access2Books
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Early Intervention Visual Impairment Professionals

Ideas and resources for early intervention for children who are blind or visually impaired
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Texas Early Learning Pathways

Developmental milestones and related activities for young children birth to five years of age
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Tactile Board Book: Off to the Park

Tactile board book for pre-braille readers and children with low vision
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Seasonal Tactile Book Ideas

These braille books with tactile illustrations can be used with children who are blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities, for seasonal themes and holidays.
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Braille Books from DK

Review of DK Braille Book Series for young readers who are blind or visually impaired
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ClearVision Lending Library

Lending library in the United Kingdom, with braille and tactile books for children
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Touch and Feel Valentine's Day Book

This touch and feel Valentine's Day book was modified by adding textured hearts and the word "heart' in braille.
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Tactile Coloring Books

These tactual coloring activities and materials are accessible to children who are blind or visually impaired.
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Pop Cake Braille Cell

Use sillicone baking molds to make braille cells!
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Motor Activities Checklist to Encourage the Development of Pre-Braille Skills

This checklist looks the fine motor and tactile discrimination skills of children who are blind or visually impaired to help to determine their readiness for braille.
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Free print/braille books available for children under the age of 6!

Find out how you can get free braille books for your young child who is blind or visually impaired!
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Primary Mathematics Resources Box

Resources for teaching mathematics to young children with visual impairments

Web Chase Game

This game is designed to help children who are blind to develop their tactile discrimination skills, while also having fun with a recreational activity.
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Alfabetización temprana…oportunidad de acceso a nuestra cultura

Alfabetización temprana presents information about emergent literacy for children who are blind or visually impaired
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Making Tactile Books

Information on making tactile books for young children who are blind or visually impaired
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Dragons Love Tacos: Braille Book Club Selection

National Braille Press book club selection for young readers
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Free Braille Books from Braille Tales!

Receive free braille books for young children who are blind or visually impaired through the Braille Tales program from APH.
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Adapted Stories

Symbol-supported stories for children at an early literacy level
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Early Literacy Guides for Parents

These language and literacy guides and resources for parents of young children help to develop early literacy skills.