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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

ISBN: 978-089128-936-4

Product Description

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).


  • Foreword

    Editors’ Preface


    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




    Narrative Descriptions

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  • Product Type: Braille Learning, Reading and Writing

    Publishers: APH Press

    Authors/Editors: Diane P. Wormsley

    Publication Date: 1997

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