Literacy and Braille

Consider introducing your potential or emerging braille reader to a refreshable Braille Display!
My student is low vision, why should he/she be introduced to a screen reader?
Seeing two of everything can be overwhelming. Here are ten things that I do to help minimize the effects of my double vision, and why.
Not a perfect speller/typist? Learn how to use this spell checker tool!
This installment is about the 5th generation of the Focus Blue series from Freedom Scientific (Vispero).
Editing without router buttons!
UEB Online’s new Braille mathematics program introduces students to Braille mathematical symbols and expressions.
It's alive! A behind-the-scenes look at how your favorite bookstore books get converted to accessible formats.
A digital accessible book for emerging/young readers!
Need image descriptions to Bookshare books? Here's how!

Explain the benefits of playing games with your students

One-handed braille entry is possible if you have a BrailleNote Apex paired with a Windows Computer!
Educators can now create their own accessible images using this the Vital software!
Teach coding concepts using familiar stories.
Learn how to use a Braille Display to read a teacher-created book!
This article will focus exclusively on the Braille Trail Reader LE (recently made available on APH Quota).
This app addresses the issue of how to make digital lines accessible to students who are visually impaired.

This tutorial is a case study on the approach used to teach literacy skills to a kindergarten student with Phase III CVI.

Explain the benefits of playing games with your students

This one-hour webinar is a case study on the approach used to teach literacy skills to a kindergarten student with Phase III CVI.

Information on how to add enhanced voices in schools that do not allow in-app purchases.

This tutorial will provide an overview of how Audio Supported Reading (ASR) can meet the challenges of students with print-related disabilities

Here are accessible ePub books for beginning readers!
Try this simple and inexpensive communication app!
This second article will focus on the Brailliant 14 and Braille Trail Reader LE (coming soon from APH)
Learn to read by chunks! Part 2 in this series.
Here are two fun Easter-themed activities: Easter Word Scramble and Easter Mad Lib!
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Try these approaches when teaching emerging braille students.
Using Headings to skim a website or document.
Use this fun cause-and-effect app to practice basic the tap gesture!
Learn more about the two braille displays that cost around $500.
Engaging app with 3 levels of progression, visual & audio feedback to learn to write upper & lower case letters & numbers. For students with low vision
Celebrating National Reading Day with Dr. Seuss!
Oh those mischievous little leprechauns!
Aeden learns two-finger reading gestures.
The third installment in the series explains how to choose content that your student can use to increase their reading speed.
Love zany puns? This book or PDF is for you!
Download these free books and use them with your students; see how other TVIs are creating customized books and incorporating them into their lesson plans!

Monika Jones, of the Brain Recovery Project, shares information presented at the 2018 AER International Conference.

Is your student an emerging braille reader? Check out this fun device!
Check out these rhyming words activities!
This article will focus on the unique aspects of using the Orbit Reader 20 with an iPhone, iPad, or other iOS device.
Ten little-known facts about braille for World Braille Day 2019, Louis Braille's 210th birthday.
Use this amazing BETA feature from Desmos online calculator to create beautiful embosser ready graphs. All you need to do is input your equation!
Young readers will enjoy reading this short story about ladybugs. Learn how to quickly create ePub books!
Creating 'triple-media' books for early readers: print, braille, auditory books!

Monika Jones, of the Brain Recovery Project, shares information presented at the 2018 AER International Conference.

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