Foundations of Braille Literacy
Addresses the teaching of braille reading and writing in the context of literacy in general, the whole language approach, and the way in which print reading and writing are taught. Provides practical applications for instruction.
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The first and only text to address the teaching of braille reading and writing in the context of literacy in general, the whole language approach, and the way in which print reading and writing are taught. Both a theoretical framework and practical applications for instruction in braille literacy are provided. Designed for use by university training programs and practicing educators of children and adults who are visually impaired, this book is an important resource for regular reading and literacy educators, administrators, parents, and transcribers as well.
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- Perspectives on Literacy
- A History of Literacy for People Who Are Blind
- Learning Processes of People Who Are Blind
- Changing Views on Teaching Reading and Writing
- Braille Reading Literacy: Approaches and Strategies
- Braille Writing Literacy: Approaches and Strategies
- Assessment of Braille Literacy
- Suggested Readings Selected Research
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