Braille And Literacy 97
Decorative Braille blocks for sale on etsy! Any word, any color! Proceeds go to charity for kids with Albinism and its visual impairments!
Really good tactile books can be hard to find, especially if you are looking for tactile books that teach a simple concept like shapes or sizes. So why not make your own?
American Printing House for the Blind (APH) and Dolly Parton's Imagination Library have teamed up to provide free audio and braille books to preschoolers with visual impairments!
Through a national network of cooperating libraries, the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) administers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage-free mail.
Seedlings Braille Books for Children provides children's books in braille at reduced prices. They even have a free book program!
Dreaming Fingers is a French organisation that specialises in tactile Illustrated books. They produce lovely books which can be adapted to any language.
Watch a video of an app developer demonstrating his new braille keyboard app on an iPhone. The new app will allow blind users to type using a touch screen.
The iPad is the perfect platform to create interactive and accessible picture books for kids. Oceanhouse Media is doing just this with a large collection of Dr. Seuss books. Here's our review of our favorite: Dr. Seuss's ABC.
This is an educational tactile art and animal book for blind children. The artist created this book to help introduce visually impaired children to new experiences and expand their media understanding.
NOPBC has created a much-needed resources that explains exactly how IDEA addresses braille needs in the classroom. Use this to help you develop your child's IEP.
Lucia Hasty and Perkins School for the Blind have developed this webcast that discusses how to teach braille reading and writing to blind children. The video is in seven parts and available for free.
CAL's mission is to make pictures “visible” to people who are blind the way printed words are “readable” through braille. CAL's books and flash cards are wonderful ways to introduce children to tactile graphics and shapes.
NBP asked artist Irma Goldberg to re-create important images mentioned in the text of Goodnight Moon, like the bowl of mush, the comb, the mittens, and so forth. Now Goodnight Moon is an accessible tactile picture book!
America's largest and most advanced producer of braille and tactile resources transcribes traditional texts, graphics, legal documents, users manuals and more. Download their PDF catalog for their current titles.
ReadBooks! is a national children's braille literacy program encouraging families with blind children to read print/braille books together.