Literacy and Braille

Download this free, accessible beach experience book!
Tough Boris is a mean, greedy old pirate - tough as nails, through and through. Or is he? You will love this richly adapted version of the book!
Here is an overview of the 2018 developments in braille technology.
Brian Charlson demonstrates a variety of devices that provide the capability of accessing books via speech, large print, or braille.
In this webcast, Lucia Hasty discusses the importance of early literacy, language and concept development for children who are blind.
In this webcast, Lucia Hasty discusses spatial relationship and graphic literacy and strategies for teaching students to read tactile graphics.
In this webcast, Linda Hagood addresses the importance and challenges in teaching writing skills to students who are blind and deafblind.
Activities for teaching braille and other concepts through songs and videos.
Applications of affordable multi-line refreshable Braille for educators and students
Modify this to create braille letter/braille contractions tests?
Are you looking for an accessible spelling game?
Five tools that eliminate distractions and let readers focus on content. Can be used in the classroom or with assistive technology.
How does the web based version of Book Creator work with Chrome Books?
Using pictures - with alt text descriptions - to learn about information that is not spelled out.
Check out these creative ideas for using audio labels with students!
Directions on how to set up dictation for the most popular Word-type apps.
Check out Feelif Creator's accessible educational games!
Want to try a full screen braille display?!
Waiting to get your hands on the new Orbit Reader? Here is the latest information
Here is a popular new reading tool!
What's in the Bag, Crime Scene, Garbage Mystery, Shoe Pair and other 'detective' activities!
Check out these updates for Taptilo!
Check out these free snowman stories and activities!
Make learning braille fun with these two braille songs!
Why you should attend therapy dog reading programs, from a former participant and handler.
BrailleBlox is available now!
Here are ideas for accessible digital books appropriate for preschoolers/emerging readers.
Choose 1, 2, or 3 Days. Day 1: CVI Assessment and Programming Tools. Day 2: Consideration of CVI and Impact on O&M. Day 3: Path to Literacy: CVI Prerequisites.
There are 4 sessions included in this training module on functional literacy for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
Step-by-step instructions to create our own iBook using the iBook author app
Thank YOU for supporting Bookshare!
This tutorial will explore techniques and strategies that will enhance classroom materials for children who read Braille, and children with CVI.
One day FREE, hands-on workshop in New Hampshire, focuses on teaching educators to effectively implement Bookshare in the classroom.
Does your student have the tech skills required for editing documents, finding misspelled words and correcting punctuation errors?
Let Perkins eLearning guide you toward creating your organizational membership and launching your Bookshare program in 2 weeks!
Bookshare, an accessible on-line library for users who are visually impaired and/or print disabled, needs our support!
Want to know the VoiceOver commands used when creating a Word document on a Mac computer running VoiceOver? Watch as this tech savvy student's video!
Looking for a checklist of skills and IEP goals for Read2Go, the Bookshare digital library app?
Tips to prepare students with visual impairment to correctly interpret tables and tactile graphics in science class beginning in early grades.
There are 5 sessions included in this training module on functional literacy for students with visual impairments and additional disabilities.
This workshop is DESE approved and will meet the SEI/ESL requirements for Teachers of the Visually Impaired.
Personal reflections on the value of braille in the workplace and independence
Review of the reading A-Z app for students who are visually impaired or blind.
Follow Layla's progression as she learns more refreshable braille display chord commands on her iPad.
In this webinar, Gwyn McCormack, of PositiveEye UK shares theme-based lessons that provide a breadth of cross-curricular activities.
In this webinar, Gwyn McCormack, of PositiveEye UK shares theme-based lessons that provide a breadth of cross-curricular activities.
Registration for Spring 2018 Sign Language Classes is closed. Check back for Fall Registration.
Using tactile representations to explain iPad concepts to a first grade blind student.

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