Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Brushing Teeth: Tactile Book

Page of Brushing Teeth book

Perkins teacher Ira Padhye demonstrates a tactile book about brushing teeth that she has created for children who are blind or deafblind with additional disabilities.  In this 5-minute video presentation Ira shows how she breaks down the task into 5 steps, which helps the students to anticipate the steps in the sequence.




Sample pages from the book:

I go to the bathroomputting toothpaste on toothbrush

Posted on June 8, 2015
Updated on: January 30, 2019