RESOURCE BOOKS ON VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS
Computers & Technology
Impact of V.I.
History of V.I.
Expanded Core Curriculum
Dog Guide Resources
Organizations & Agencies
Networks & Foundations
Beginning with Braille: A Balanced Approach to Literacy
Swenson, Anna M. Beginning with Braille: A Balanced Approach to Literacy American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), 1999. This resource book provides activities for promoting literacy at the early stages of braille instruction.
Foundations of Braille Literacy
Koenig, Wormsley, Baker, Rex. Foundations of Braille Literacy. American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), 1994. This resource book addresses 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. A combination of theory and practice.
Cleveland, Jeri. Braille FUNdamentals. Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI).
Instructional Strategies for Braille Literacy
D'Andrea, Frances Mary. Instructional Strategies for Braille Literacy. American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), 1997. Provides specific strategies and methodologies for teaching braille. Provides strategies for working with students with additional disabilities as well.
Braille Literacy Curriculum
Wormsley, Diane P. Braille Literacy Curriculum. Towers Pr Overbrook School for the Blind, 2000. Presents strategies for incorporating braille into the total curriculum.
EARLY INTERVENTION & CHILDHOOD
Learning to Play
Recchia, Susan L. Learning to Play. Blind Children's Center, 1987. The booklet focuses on exploring toys and materials, making transitions from one activity to another and playing with other children.