Stories in a box!?
Stories can be shared in many formats, not just books. Adapting storytelling for a child who is deafblind will depend on many factors, especially personal interests, the amount of vision and hearing the child has, their age, cognitive abilities, and motor skills. Looking for Ideas and strategies for creating story boxes for students who are deafblind?
How do we join the person who is deafblind in sharing their world, a world experienced through touch? How do we arouse curiosity? What is the path to bonding?
Created by the Texas Deafblind project, Deafblind Interaction is designed to engage readers in the spirit of thoughtful inquiry, rather than bulleted lists of procedures. It makes use of questions that prompt the user to think about the world of learners who are born with a combined vision and hearing loss.