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THERM in black letters on a white background with a thermometer attached to it

Greek and Latin Roots

Students can build their vocabularies and decoding skills by learning Greek and Latin roots. Tips for students who are blind or visually impaired
quilt

Tactile Quilts That Tell a Story

There are many ways to tell a story and in this example students who are blind or visually impaired tell stories on tactile quilts.
lands beyond collage

Lands Beyond

This game is an adaptation of Candyland, based on The Phantom Tollbooth, for students who are blind or visually impaired.
photo of the divided wheel and spinner arrow, with close-ups of print/braille

Wheel of Fortune Game

This game gives students practice reading braille words. It could easily be adapted to an inclusive setting.
Photo of a veltex board with small stuffed animals and letter cards attached.

Using Objects to Reinforce Consonant Sounds

Activity to use objects to reinforce consonant sounds with beginning braille readers
Weather chart in print and braille

Weather Chart

This braille weather chart gives students practice with sequencing and comparison, as well as developing an understanding of the weather.
Object box and word cards for Feely Meely game

Feely Meely: Game to Match Braille to Objects

Simple game for children who are blind or visually impaired to match braille or print word cards to objects
Photo of What's Gnu? game

What's Gnu?

Activity for beginning braille readers using adaptation of What's Gnu?

Using Large Print

American Foundation for the Blind shares tips to make print more readable for individuals with visual impairment

Adapting Environments for Individuals with Vision Loss

Free video webcast about the design issues that should be considered for individuals with vision loss.

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