Category: emergent literacy

Free Print/Braille Books

| May 17, 2009

Here are some great sources for getting free print/Braille books. ReadBooks Program (click on request book bags) Seedlings Book Angel Program The Braille Special Collection Braille Reading Pals- Early Literacy Program American Action Fund Free Braille Books Program (for school aged kids) Kenneth Jernigan Lending Library (click on “KJ Library Application- Home”) Other Sources: Braille Storybook […]

Emergent Literacy

| September 24, 2008

As I may have mentioned before, over the last 2 years, writing has sort of become my therapy. I recently had my 4th article published in Albinism Insight.  The article is about emergent literacy in children with low vision.  The information can really be applied to ALL children with low vision, not just those with […]

Literacy Lollapalooza

| August 20, 2008

This past spring, our family attended an event at our local Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired called Literacy Lollapalooza.  This all day workshop type event included a variety of sessions designed to promote literacy in children with visual impairments.  One of the activities that was talked about in a couple of the sessions was […]