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Title:
Beginning with braille : firsthand experiences with a balanced approach to literacy
Author:
Swenson, Anna M., 1952-
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Publication Information:
New York : AFB Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
x, 213 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780891283232
Format :
Book

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Central Library HV1672 .S94 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Written by a gifted practitioner, Beginning with Braille offers teachers a variety of practical strategies for designing and delivering braille instruction. This guide emphasizes the balance between a meaning-centered approach and braille reading skills for early literacy and beginning readers and writers, as well as children with multiple disabilities. It provides suggestions for reading aloud to young children, selecting and making early tactile books, and teaching tactile and hand movement skills, as well as tips on the braille writing process. Reading Beginning with Braille, with its numerous suggestions and examples, is like having a mentor by your side.


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