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Foundations of Braille Literacy

Author : American Foundation for the Blind
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This ground-breaking text addresses the teaching of braille reading and writing in the context of general literacy. Employing theoretical frameworks and approaches to teaching print reading and writing and practical applications for instruction in braille literacy, this innovative book can be used both in university training programs and by practicing educators working with braille learners. Foundations of Braille Literacy also includes perspectives on literacy, the history of literacy for people who are blind, the learning processes of people who are blind, and assessment of braille literacy.

Foundations of Braille Literacy

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Foundations of Braille Literacy

Author : Evelyn J. Rex
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The first and only text to address the teaching of braille reading and writing in the context of literacy in general, the whole language approach, and the way in which print reading and writing are taught. Both a theoretical framework and practical applications for instruction in braille literacy are provided. Designed for use by university training programs and practicing educators of children and adults who are visually impaired, this book is an important resource for regular reading and literacy educators, administrators, parents, and transcribers as well.

Instructional Strategies for Braille Literacy

Author : Frances Mary D'Andrea
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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

Foundations of Education Instructional strategies for teaching children and youths with visual impairments

Author : M. Cay Holbrook
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Foundations of Education History and theory of teaching children and youths with visual impairments

Author : M. Cay Holbrook
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Foundations of Low Vision

Author : Anne Lesley Corn
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Foundations of Low Vision: Clinical and Functional Perspectives, the ground-breaking text that highlighted the importance of focusing on the functional as well as the clinical implications of low vision, has been completely updated and expanded in this second edition. The revised edition goes even further in its presentation of how best to assess and support both children and adults with low vision and plan programs and services that optimize their functional vision and ability to lead productive and satisfying lives, based on individuals' actual abilities. Part 1, Personal and Professional Perspectives, provides the foundations of this approach, with chapters focused on the anatomy of the eye, medical causes of visual impairment, optics and low vision devices, and clinical low vision services, as well as psychological and social implications of low vision and the history of the field. Part 2 focuses on children and youths, providing detailed treatment of functional vision assessment, instruction, use of low vision devices, orientation and mobility, and assistive technology. Part 3 presents rehabilitation and employment issues for working-age adults and special considerations for older adults.

Beginning with Braille

Author : Anna M. Swenson
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Beginning with braille provides a wealth of effective activities for promoting literacy at the early stages of braille instruction. The text includes creative and practical strategies for designing and delivering quality braille instruction and teacher-friendly suggestions for many areas such as reading aloud to young children, selecting and making early tactile books, and teaching tactile and hand movement skills. This book also includes tips on designing worksheets, introducing braille contractions, teaching the use of the braillewriter, and facilitating the writing process in braille. Chapters also address guidelines for individualizing instruction, the literacy needs of students with additional disabilities, and assessment of student progress in developing literacy skills.

Early Focus

Author : Rona L. Pogrund
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Book provides clear descriptions of early intervention techniques with blind and visually impaired children and stresses the benefits of family involvement and transdisciplinary teamwork. Practical applications and strategies relating to cognitive and language development, orientation and mobility, social skills, early intervention, and program development are presented to integrate current practices in one convenient source. Valuable information on working with families of various ethnic/minority groups is detailed, as are useful descriptions of how teams can work most effectively. Includes extensive resource and readings sections.

Foundations of Rehabilitation Teaching with Persons who are Blind Or Visually Impaired

Author : Paul E. Ponchillia
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This book details the background on the history and development of rehabilitation teaching and provides practical information and instructional strategies. Proven techniques are described for working with individuals with adventitious or congenital visual impairments, as well as strategies for teaching basic living skills. Included are chapters on each of the skill areas taught by rehabilitation teachers; detailed, step-by-step lesson plans for specific skills in each area; and valuable sample forms for assessing and planning the needs and course of instruction for new clients.