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I-M-ABLE: Individualized Meaning-Centered Approach to Braille Literacy Education


I-M-ABLE, or the Individualized Meaning-Centered Approach to Braille Literacy , is an innovative, individualized, student-centered method for teaching braille and making it exciting for children who have difficulties learning braille.

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Catalog Number: F-B0014-00

Publishers: APH Press

Authors: Diane P. Wormsley

ISBN: 978-0-89128-722-3

Format: Print

Product Description

In this teaching approach, instruction is centered on continuously analyzing the strengths and needs of students, placing particular emphasis on engaging them using key vocabulary words and phrases based on their experiences and interests. This comprehensive practice guide provides detailed direction on how to implement the components of the approach. Teachers will find this resource invaluable for helping students with mild to moderate cognitive impairments or other difficulties make progress in braille reading and writing, and all the skills that it encompasses.


  • Acknowledgments

    CHAPTER 1 Introduction to I-M-ABLE

    CHAPTER 2 Getting Started: Assessment and Incorporating Early Literacy Instruction

    CHAPTER 3 Helping Students Select Key Vocabulary Words or Phrases

    CHAPTER 4 Introducing Key Vocabulary Words and Phrases

    CHAPTER 5 Teaching Students to Track across Multiple Lines of Braille

    CHAPTER 6 Teaching Writing Mechanics in a Meaningful Way

    CHAPTER 7 Collaborating with Students to Create Key Vocabulary Stories

    CHAPTER 8 Using Key Vocabulary Words to Teach Phonics, Letter Recognition, and Contractions

    CHAPTER 9 Applying and Expanding the Student’s Reading and Writing Vocabulary

    CHAPTER 10 Helping Students Read Fluently





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  • Federal Quota Funds: Available

    Publishers: APH Press

    Authors/Editors: Diane P. Wormsley

    Media: Book

    Format: Print

    Language: English

    Publication Date: 2016

    This Item Made to Order: APH does not necessarily carry this item in inventory for immediate delivery — when you order it, we will produce it for you as a special order; therefore, allow several weeks for delivery

  • This product is nonrefundable. All sales are final.