Paths to Literacy for the Visually Impaired Students

For parents and teachers of students who are blind or visually impaired, this site offers strategies, lessons, technology tips, and guidance.

  • Here are a few of the resources available on Paths to Literacy:
  • Suggestions to help visually impaired children develop literacy, such as the use of story boxes
  • Ideas to help struggling readers, including blind dyslexic students
  • Ideas for developing math skills with tactile materials
  • Tips for reading and writing with Braille, and 15 lessons in using Braille
  • Guidance on how to use popular assistive technologies

Visually impaired children often have other disabilities.  The site provides strategies for dealing with companion conditions such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, dyslexia, and deafness.

With free registration, you can subscribe to a newsletter and contribute your own ideas and tips to the site.  Paths to Literacy also maintains a calendar of upcoming events and conferences of interest to the blind and visually impaired educational community.