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Strategies for Literacy Achievement

Access Academy webinar banner with logo. A cropped photo shows two hands touching the page of a braille books. Text reads: 8/22/2023, Strategies for Literacy Achievement, Hunter Summerlin. 1:00 - 2:30 PM (ET). ACVREP Credits.


August 22, 2023, 1:00pm - 2:30pm ET


Teaching the braille code and helping students become skilled readers go hand-in-hand. Join the webinar to review how the literacy program Building on Patterns equips students to gain both tactual and reading success, while also exploring how to implement instruction within an iterant model of delivery and overcome challenges.


  • Hunter Summerlin; Braille Literacy Product Manager, American Printing House f/t Blind

Primary Core or ECC Area

English Language Arts, Compensatory Access

Target Audience

Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments

Pre-requisite Knowledge

braille code

Learning Objectives

  • Identify common challenges of using the Building on Patterns braille literacy product within an itinerant service delivery model.
  • Describe how to modify Building on Patterns lessons to meet student unique needs.
  • Describe how to use Building on Patterns lessons as a supplemental resource for general education instruction.

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