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Braille, Print, or Both?

Girl with glasses reads a braille book.

Braille, Print, or Both?
By Barbara Cheadle, Future Reflections, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Spring 1999)

This is an excerpt from Selection of Reading and Writing Media for Students with Visual Impairments: Braille, Print, or Both? A Resource Document, from guidelines developed by the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Special Education, in consultation with the Mid-South Regional Resource Center, University of Kentucky. It looks at which students should learn braille, which students should learn print, which students should learn braille complemented with print, and which students should learn print complemented with braille.

Posted on February 20, 2012
Updated on: October 31, 2021