Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Parent Posts

A boy reading text on a slant board
Added by Judy Endicott
Tips on using a CVI Overlay with children with cortical visual impairment, Phase III based on the 10 characteristics of CVI, identified by Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy
A girl wearing sunglasses stands with her mother
Added by Nilam Agrawal
The mother of a girl with deafblindness due to Usher Syndrome shares the story of her struggling to learn to read due to her learning disabilities, which had been unrecognized before home-based instruction began during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
Child using braille notetaker with refreshable braille display
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Individuals who are deafblind can use a braillenote touch with a refreshable braille display to communicate with people who don't know braille or ASL.
Two boys hanging ornaments on Christmas tree
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Ideas to involve children who are blind or visually impaired in Christmas and holiday activities at home and in the community
ABC Braille logo
Added by Charlotte Cushman
A new website that turns a braille image into text has been launched by the father of a braille student in Australia.
Boy working independently
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Tareas de trabajo independiente para lectores de braille principiantes
Two boys doing push-ups in the living room
Added by Sandy Kenrick
Kids at home can stay fit with these exercise cards in braille and print!
A boy holds up his Magic Nuudle design.
Added by Sandy Kenrick
With school closings due to the coronavirus and COVID-19, many parents are scrambling to put something into place at home. While individual circumstances vary greatly, this example is for an academic 5th grader who is deafblind & his sighted brother

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