Instructional Strategies for Braille Literacy
Explains how students develop literacy and braille skills and provides specific strategies and methodologies for teaching braille.
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Catalog Number: F-B0015-00
Publishers: APH Press
Authors: Diane P. Wormsley
This handbook provides instructors with specific creative strategies and methodologies for teaching braille. Intended to help pre-service and in-service teachers develop their instructional literacy and braille skills, this comprehensive manual provides a wealth of information on working with children who have congenital or adventitious visual impairments as well as students with additional disabilities or who are speakers of English as a second language. Resources for teachers and effective techniques suggested by experienced braille instructors are also included.
Winner 2000 C. Warren Bledsoe Award-The Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER).
About the Contributors
Chapter 1 Braille as the Primary Literacy Medium: General Guidelines and Strategies
Chapter 2 Fostering Emergent Literacy
Chapter 3 Learning to Read, Reading to Learn: Teaching Braille Reading and Writing
Chapter 4 Making the Transition from Print to Braille
Chapter 5 Teaching Braille to Students with Special Needs
Chapter 6 Teaching Braille Reading and Writing to Students Who Speak English as a Second Language
Chapter 7 Assessing the Literacy Skills of Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
Chapter 8 Access to Information: Technology and Braille
Product Type: Braille Learning, Reading and Writing
Publishers: APH Press
Authors/Editors: Diane P. Wormsley
Publication Date: 1997
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