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Below are strategies posts related to Writing.



All About Me!

Create an "All About Me" book using objects, textures, tactile symbols, print and braille for children with visual impairments & multiple disabities
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.
Modified page of The Garden with tactile flowers

Using Textures to Adapt Simple Books

Guidelines to adapt simple books for children who are blind or visually impaired
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.

Teaching Braille Reading and Writing Video

Video presentation by Lucia Hasty about teaching braille reading and writing to promote braille literacy

Jim Durkel discusses the Wheatley Picture Maker from APH

Using the Wheatley Picture maker to support young children with visual impairments to participate in emergent writing activities.

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