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Title:
Instructional strategies for braille literacy
Author:
Wormsley, Diane P., 1946-
Publication Information:
New York : AFB Press, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
xiii, 457 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780891289364
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This award-winning handbook gives teachers specific strategies and methodologies for teaching braille. It offers in-depth information on techniques for working with children at all levels of learning, with congenital or adventitious visual impairments, those with additional disabilities, and students who are just learning English. It also contains information on assessment and technology, as well as convenient assessment forms. Instructional Strategies offers a wealth of information and practical tips for new practitioners and seasoned professionals alike


Table of Contents

Carl R. Augusto and Susan Jay SpunginDiane P. WormsleyDiane P. WormsleyDiane P. WormsleyFrances Mary D'AndreaFrances Mary D'AndreaMadeline MilianCarol Ann LaytonFrances Mary D'Andrea and Kitch Barnicle
Forewordp. vii
Editors' Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
About the Contributorsp. xiii
Chapter 1 Braille as the Primary Literacy Medium: General Guidelines and Strategiesp. 1
Chapter 2 Fostering Emergent Literacyp. 17
Chapter 3 Learning to Read, Reading to Learn: Teaching Braille Reading and Writingp. 57
Chapter 4 Making the Transition from Print to Braillep. 111
Chapter 5 Teaching Braille to Students with Special Needsp. 145
Chapter 6 Teaching Braille Reading and Writing to Students Who Speak English as a Second Languagep. 189
Chapter 7 Assessing the Literacy Skills of Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impairedp. 231
Chapter 8 Access to Information: Technology and Braillep. 269
Reprintsp. 309
Resourcesp. 369
Indexp. 449