Blogger Jan Godown Annino explores how to select reading materials for young readers who are blind or visually impaired in her post KID LIT HEROES: What can we learn about young readers with low vision? She interviewed Charlotte Cushman at Paths to Literacy and asked the following questions on this topic:
What specific techniques can help a child with low-vision or no vision, learn to love literature, beyond methods that inspire other young readers?
What are the thoughts about the use of modalities such as braille readers, Talking Books and new technologies?
Are there children's authors through the years, or currently, whose stories seems to work best in translation for children low-vision or who are blind?
- Are the increasing number of wordless picture books ideal for the younger ones in this group?
What motivates a publisher to make an author's book for children accessible to the low-vision or no vision young reader? How can this accessibility to books be increased?