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Activities and Resources for Promoting Writing Skills: Writing is an important aspect of literacy development for kids who are blind.  Activities pinned here promote creative and technical writing skills for kids with visual impairments at all literacy and skill levels.

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Watch this video demonstration to learn how to load and remove paper from a Perkins braillewriter. Technical Writing, Writing Skills, Literacy, About Me Blog, How To Remove, Activities, Teaching, Paper, Blind

Loading and Removing Paper from the Perkins Brailler: Video Demonstration

This video demonstration teaches parts of the brailler, and shows step-by-step how to load and remove paper from a Perkins braillewriter.

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) offers a braille penpal program for children who are blind or visually impaired. Braille Reader, Visual Impairment, Technical Writing, School Closures, Transcription, Writing Skills, Toolbox, Distance, Literacy

Braille Slate Pals

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) offers a braille penpal program for children who are blind or visually impaired.

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) offers a braille penpal program for children who are blind or visually impaired. Braille Reader, Visual Impairment, Technical Writing, School Closures, Transcription, Writing Skills, Toolbox, Distance, Literacy

Braille Slate Pals

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) offers a braille penpal program for children who are blind or visually impaired.

Practical ideas on how to teach individuals who are blind or visually impaired to create a written signature. Signature Ideas, Create A Signature, Cell Model, Map Painting, Puff Paint, Technical Writing, Letter E, Writing Skills, Special Education

Tips for teaching how to create a signature for individuals who are blind or visually impaired

Try using APH Tactile Editing Marks Kit for creative writing assignments with braille readers who are blind, low vision or deafblind. Editing Marks, Braille Reader, Describing Words, English Writing Skills, Technical Writing, Writing Assignments, Story Starters, Quotation Marks, First Language

Try using APH Tactile Editing Marks Kit for creative writing assignments with braille readers who are blind, low vision or deafblind.

Writing: The Forgotten Focus for Literacy and Communication Instruction offers creative ideas for promoting writing with students who are blind, visually impaired, or deafblind including those with autism or multiple disabilities. Multiple Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Teaching Writing, Writing Skills, Environmental Print, Preschool Special Education, Technical Writing, School Psychology, Folder Games

Writing: The Forgotten Focus for Literacy and Communication Instruction

Webcast of SLP Linda Hagood discusses the importance and challenges of teaching writing skills to students who are blind or deafblind, including those with additional disabilities.

Create your own accessible journal photo book about a summer trip or other special event using braille labels. Technical Writing, Summer Books, Writing Skills, Summer Travel, School Days, Photo Book, Special Events, Literacy, Journal

Summer Trip Book: Creating an Accessible Journal Photo Book

Tips to create an accessible journal photo book about summer trips, family vacations or other special events, using braille with a printed photo book.

Using play-based writing to support self-regulation with students with autism spectrum disorder and visual impairment (ASDVI) Writing Skills, Writing Tips, Self Regulation Strategies, Improve Communication Skills, Autism Awareness Month, Technical Writing, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Kindergarten Literacy

Play-Based Writing to Support Self-Regulation: Katrina and Kermit

Using play-based writing to support self-regulation with students with autism spectrum disorder and visual impairment (ASDVI)

Writing prompts for summer journals can help braille students maintain their skills during the summer holidays. Summer School, School Days, Writing Skills, Writing Prompts, Summer Homework, Summer Journal, Journal Topics, Are You Scared, Technical Writing

Writing Prompts for Summer Journals

Writing prompts for summer journals can help braille students maintain their skills during the summer holidays.

This Future Occupation Bio-Poem is a fun writing activity that promotes career exploration, as well as braille literacy skills. Career Exploration, Career Education, Literacy Skills, Writing Skills, Fun Writing Activities, Best Poems, Technical Writing, Core Curriculum, Cool Writing

Future Occupation Bio-Poem

This Future Occupation Bio-Poem is a fun writing activity that promotes career exploration, as well as braille literacy skills.

Braille Writing: Pairing a Refreshable Braille Display with a Perkins Braillewriter has ideas to motivate students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with learning disabilities who are struggling readers. Writing Process, Writing Skills, Princeton Library, Braille, Technical Writing, Struggling Readers, Assistive Technology, Student Motivation, Effective Communication

Braille Writing: Pairing a Refreshable Braille Display with a Perkins Braillewriter

This lesson on braille writing shows how to pair a refreshable braille display with a Perkins Braillewriter to motivate students with visual impairments.

Encourage creative digital writing skills with these pumpkin writing prompts. Writing Prompts 2nd Grade, Kindergarten Writing Prompts, Writing Prompts For Writers, Picture Writing Prompts, Writers Notebook, Cool Writing, Creative Writing, Fun Writing Activities, Powerpoint Lesson

Pumpkin Writing Prompts Lesson: Digital Creative Writing

Encourage creative digital writing skills with these pumpkin writing prompts.

Benefits of co-writing stories with students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with autism, deafblindness or additional disabilities Visual Impairment, Support Center, Difficult Conversations, Technical Writing, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Early Literacy, Writing Skills, Social Skills, Blind

Playing with Words: Using Collaborative Storytelling to Engage in Difficult Conversations

Benefits of co-writing stories with students who are blind or visually impaired, including those with autism, deafblindness or additional disabilities

These 5 resources can help you to teach keyboarding skills and touch typing to students who are blind or visually impaired. Visual Impairment, Technical Writing, Assistive Technology, Student Teaching, Writing Skills, Binder, Literacy, Core, Students

Five Resources to Teach Keyboarding Skills

A tech savvy Teacher of the Visually Impaired reviews and compares five typing programs for students who are visually impaired or blind.

Strategies to support braille students with writing prompts, using a shared writing approach on a BrailleNote Touch to promote braille literacy Writing Websites, Writing Jobs, Writing Skills, Writing Prompts, Writing Ideas, Braille Reader, Technical Writing, Business Writing, Assistive Technology

Writing Prompt Roulette

Strategies to support braille students with writing prompts, using a shared writing approach on a BrailleNote Touch to promote braille literacy

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