Braille And Literacy 97
Learn about tactile illustrations, how they work and how best to create them.
Learn about the Perkins Panda Early Literacy Program and why it's a wonderful program for blind babies and toddlers.
Librivox: Free audio books online! Learn more about this great resource for blind children.
Find out about a wonderful literary service called Read How You Want that provides new books in multiple formats, from large print to Braille.
Fun Mother's Day Gift ideas in Braille from National Braille Press.
Support literacy learning with these tools that associate alphabet letters with sensations like smell (apples) and sounds (zipper)!
The mission of the Braille Authority of North America (BANA) is to assure literacy for tactile readers through standardization of braille and/or tactile graphics.
BLTS offers over 2,000 braille titles for children and adults and their collection is always being enlarged and updated.
The Braille Bookstore doesn't just sell books. They also carry low vision products, housewares, toys and games, greeting cards and all sorts of other handy items for people with visual impairments.
The purpose of the Kester Braille Reading Program is to fill the need for non-visual materials to teach specific skills to beginning readers in the same sequence these skills are taught to their sighted companions.
The New York Times takes a look at the decline of braille education in favor of electronic media, including the frank (and conflicting) opinions of those close to the issue. While some blind individuals see braille as ancient technology, others argue that dependence on audio formats has a negative impact on education and employment.
Slate Pals is a pen pal program for blind Braille reading students who want to write Braille letters to other students.
National Braille Association (NBA) is the only national organization solely dedicated to the professional development of individuals who prepare and produce braille materials.
Graciela writes about how she introduced her daughter, Milagro, to braille at an early age. Here are six things you can do now to encourage early literacy!
Word games are a fun way to encourage your blind child to think about language and sounds. Here are some ways you can use simple games to help your child with phonics and Braille awareness.