Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Free Slate and Stylus

hands using a slate and stylus

NFB (National Federation of the Blind) is offering a free slate and stylus to anyone in the United States who is blind, and requests can be made as often as once each year.  There is an application form available online:

The slate and stylus are a portable way to write braille, similar to a pencil and paper.  Learn more here.



Wish the contractions an rule

Posted by Susan Green

Posted on May 18, 2014
Updated on: December 20, 2018

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Susan Green commented on December 29, 2016

Wish the contractions an rule book could be added with slate for new users Just would very helpful to encourage blind people to learn braille.