Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Parent Posts

Photo cards on black background: help, spoon, syringe, food bowl, diaper
Added by Sharon Elliott
A parent shares her experience of helping her son with cortical visual impairment (CVI) move from using a calendar with real objects to tactile cards with object symbols or partial objects to photographs over the course of 4 years.
Fish cards with braille words
Added by Sandy Kenrick
These braille activities provide additional practice to promote independent braille literacy for students who are blind, low vision or deafblind.
Boy holding braille book of Christmas poems
Added by Sandy Kenrick
This braille book of Christmas poems includes tactile graphics and is a fun way for children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind to learn more about poetry.
A young boy putting clothes into the washing machine
Added by Tina Kumelj
The parent of a 6-year-old boy in Slovenia shares ideas to help him develop concepts, as well as functional skills by participating in daily household routines.
Boy with a wooden tree Advent calendar
Added by Sandy Kenrick
These wooden Christmas trees have drawers and can be labelled with braille to make accessible Advent calendars for children who are blind, low vision or deafblind, or with multiple disabilities.
A boy checks his work on a braille assignment.
Added by Sandy Kenrick
APH Tactile Editing Marks Kit makes editing accessible to braille students who are blind or visually impaired or deafblind.
A young woman hold a tray with two baked items on it.
Added by Linda Choy
A mother from the Philippines shares the story of her daughter's progress from a young child with MDVI (multiple disabilities and visual impairment) to a young adult who is learning to be independent in the world.
Young girl with iPad on toddler-sized lap desk
Added by Kelly Whitfield Bradley
Learn how to make your own toddler-size lap desk to support an iPad, light box, book or other toys and materials!
Summer Book of trip to Minnesota
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Tips to create an accessible journal photo book about summer trips, family vacations or other special events, using braille with a printed photo book.
Short line and long line
Added by Nahla Ismael
This Book of Opposites was created by a parent in Egypt for her 6-year-old son, who is blind.