Category: Low Vision

Beginning With Braille: Firsthand Experiences With A Balanced Approach To Literacy

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Beginning with Braille: Firsthand Experiences with a Balanced Approach to Literacy, by Anna M. Swenson, is a manual for teaching braille designed for use by teachers of children who are blind or have low vision. The text provides activities for promoting literacy at the early stages of braille instruction. It includes creative and practical strategies for designing and delivering braille instruction and offers suggestions for reading aloud to young children, selecting and making early tactile books, and teaching tactile and hand movement skills. Tips are provided on designing worksheets, introducing braille contractions, teaching the use of the braille writer, and facilitating the writing process in braille. Chapters also address guidelines for individualizing instruction, the literacy needs of students with additional disabilities, and assessment of student progress in developing literacy skills. The original publication date was 1998.

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49.95
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10/06/2010

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Afb Press / Afb Bookstore, A Division Of The American Foundation For The Blind
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