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Braille and Literacy

At First Sight Braille Jewelry

At First Sight Jewelry is intended to promote Braille literacy within the blind and sighted communities by offering fun, reasonably priced fashion jewelry for everyone.

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IEP Goals and Objectives Bank

The IEP Goal Bank can help you get an idea of the sorts of goals and objectives that often appear on an IEP and help you find areas where your...

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Braille and Literacy

Jewelry in Braille

Find one of a kind handmade Braille jewelry for those who are blind and visually impaired as well as regular everyday pieces.

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Braille and Literacy, Visual Impairment

American Printing House for the Blind (APH)

American Printing House for the Blind is the world's largest nonprofit organization creating educational, workplace, and independent living products and services for people who are blind and visually impaired.

APH Guide to Designing Tactile Illustrations for Children's Books

Braille and Literacy

APH Guide to Designing Tactile Illustrations for Children’s Books

Learn about tactile illustrations, how they work and how best to create them.

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Braille and Literacy

The Perkins Panda Early Literacy Program

Learn about the Perkins Panda Early Literacy Program and why it's a wonderful program for blind babies and toddlers.


iPad Apps and Accessibility

iPad Basics: What’s an App?

You've got an iPad, but you're still new to this whole app thing. What are apps? And how do you buy them? Eric Jerman explains how to find and download...


Braille and Literacy

Free Audio Books Online!

Librivox: Free audio books online! Learn more about this great resource for blind children.

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Braille and Literacy

Read How You Want: Large Print Books

Find out about a wonderful literary service called Read How You Want that provides new books in multiple formats, from large print to Braille.

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Braille and Literacy

Mother’s Day Braille Gifts

Fun Mother's Day Gift ideas in Braille from National Braille Press.

Sensesational Alphabet

Braille and Literacy

The SENSEsational Alphabet

Support literacy learning with these tools that associate alphabet letters with sensations like smell (apples) and sounds (zipper)!


Braille and Literacy

Braille Authority of North America

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.


Braille and Literacy

Braille Library & Transcribing Services

BLTS offers over 2,000 braille titles for children and adults and their collection is always being enlarged and updated.

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Braille and Literacy

Braille Bookstore

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...

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Braille and Literacy

Kester Braille Curriculum Program

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...

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Pop-Up IEP for Parents/Advocates

Check out this website to read some "conversation stoppers" that parents may hear at an IEP meeting and ideas for possible responses.

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Braille and Literacy

Should Blind Kids Learn Braille?

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....

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Braille and Literacy

Slate Pals: Braille pen-pal program

Slate Pals is a pen pal program for blind Braille reading students who want to write Braille letters to other students.

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Braille and Literacy

National Braille Association

National Braille Association (NBA) is the only national organization solely dedicated to the professional development of individuals who prepare and produce braille materials.

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Braille and Literacy

Braille for My Baby: Six Things You Can Do at Home for Your Young Blind Child

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!

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iPad Apps and Accessibility, Visual Impairment

The Best Accessible Computer Games for Blind Kids

We'll show you the best places to find accessible video games for blind children - and some of them are free!

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Braille and Literacy

Word Games for Kids who are Blind

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...

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Braille and Literacy

Braille Through Remote Learning

Braille through Remote Learning is an online instructional program that provides teachers, parents, social workers, and current/future braille transcribers with a series of three integrated online courses in braille and...


Braille and Literacy

Ask a Mom About… BRAILLE

I get to ask a mom about teaching her visually impaired son braille.