Literacy and Braille

Looking for a beginning braille letter app for young students?
Cool podcasts for kids - including educational podcasts and activities!

CVI for the TVI webinar series: September 2020

Learn how to share your lessons with the Paths to Technology community!
Creating simple emerging reader books about real items that a preschooler is familiar with and motivated by!
Farm lesson for elementary students which includes an accessible book, non-visual map, and activities!
Have a student who is interested in tractors and big equipment?
Learn about this app that reinforces braille literacy skills!
Follow Sadie, a beginner reader with CVI, through a series of lessons!
Down on the farm resources!
Here is an engaging sight word lesson that can be done in class or remotely!
Singer/songwriter, author, and speaker Ginny Owens is interviewed by Elora
Looking for fun literacy activities that can be taught remotely?
Need free accessible digital materials? Check out Paths to Technology's new Resource Library!
Strategies, games and activities: a combination of braille, magnification and tech for an emerging reader!

Build an effective literacy program for students with CVI who have been assessed at Phase II or Phase III on The CVI Range

Exploration of considerations for distance learning

This blog describes my initial thoughts on the Mantis Q40

Exploration of considerations for distance learning

Motivate your braille reader with menus, recipes or other highly preferred reading materials!
Dr. Kirk Adams, President and CEO of the American Foundation for the Blind, is interviewed by Mohammed.
Check out these two books: Fruits and Vegetables
Quick and easy method to create CVI-friendly videos using PowerPoint and two free web applications.
This manual will help you introduce iOS technology and VoiceOver to 3 to 8 year old students!
Practical and fun ways to teach braille, abacus, tech, and more to a 3rd grade student remotely!
Remote instructional video for parents and accessible book for students with CVI.
social distancing? No Problem! Play these games with a 'VI twist' through Zoom.
Free live webinars on ObjectiveEd braille games and O&M games!
Have you discovered TpT - teacher-created resources for teachers?
Have you tried Braille AI Tutor - it's perfect for virtual instruction!
Download these free digital books/PDFs designed specifically for students with CVI!
Is your student completing assignment in braille during COVID-19 school closures?
Just released - an exciting, fully accessible app for students who are emerging or beginner readers!
A day in the life of Crosby and the college student who is raising him!
Learn how to get started with Objective Ed, a fully accessible digital curriculum for students with VIB - it's free during school closures!
Does your student/child need educational materials in braille or other access to educational materials during the COVID-19 school closures?
Does your K12 student with visual impairments need qualified help with homework during the COVID-19 school closures?
Comprehension questions and techniques should be embedded into all activities! Use this simple interactive book app to teach listening comprehension.
Introducing dictation to an emerging reader and writer.
Comma activity to practice grammar skills and tech skills (navigating a table and navigating to add commas).
Are your students using the Epic! app - it is accessible!
Here is a sneak peak at two future refreshable braille displays that will be available through APH!
Practice braille contractions while reading about Noelle the cat!

CVI for the TVI webinar series: Judy Endicott

Which is the most appropriate term?
The Novel Effect app adds sound effects to APH's tactile book!
Bring reading to life with Novel Effect app!

CVI for the TVI webinar series: Judy Endicott

Turn your emerging braille student into a braille wizard!
Practice reading comprehension skills with this fun twist on the "Twas the Night Before Christmas" poem.