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Publications on Technology Teachers who are providing instruction in braille reading and writing to children who are blind or visually impaired need to have at their fingertips sources of curriculum materials, products, and teaching materials; resources for parents; names of national organizations to which they can turn for help; and more.
This resource guide, although not an exhaustive listing, is an attempt to meet that need. It also supplies information about all the products and services and sources of information that are mentioned throughout this book. In addition to the resources listed here, another resource for teachers of braille reading and writing is the National Literacy Program of the American Foundation for the Blind AFB.
Its goal is to develop programs, products, and strategies to ensure that people who are blind or visually impaired will become literate to the fullest extent possible in the most appropriate media.
To this end, the National Literacy Program has developed human resources, training materials, and workshops, among other materials.
Through the National Braille Literacy Mentor Project, the initiative has created a national network of expert teachers of braille who can serve as mentors to new teachers. It also publishes a quarterly newsletter, DOTS for Braille Literacy, which is available in print, in braille, on computer disk, via e-mail, and online.
Also included is a listing of courses and materials that will help teachers who have not taught braille recently to refresh their knowledge of the braille code.
This section also includes resources for teaching braille to students who are bilingual, multilingual, or learning English as a second language and sources of assessment materials that can be used by teachers of braille reading and writing.
The Directory also provides listings of the state instructional materials centers, an additional source of braille books and materials. The next section lists national organizations that provide information for teachers in the form of publications, conferences, or referrals or that provide professional membership opportunities.
This is followed by "Resources for Parents," which lists places to which parents can turn for help, either for learning braille or for support and information. Because this technology changes so rapidly, and specific products are frequently updated, this can only be an overview of current technology.
Finally, at the end of this section, readers will find blank copies of various forms that appear in the chapters for record keeping, assessment, and so forth.
The Bookshelf With a few exceptions, the following books deal with the braille code or braille reading and are recommended for teachers to use as references. Also included are videos and a few books that deal with reading in general. Becoming a nation of readers. The report of the Commission on Reading.
American Printing House for the Blind. Braille Authority of North America. English braille, American edition. Braille Revival League of California. The key to literacy and independence.
Available from American Council of the Blind. The Burns braille transcription dictionary. American Foundation for the Blind.
Code of textbook formats and techniques. Evaluating, selecting, and using appropriate assistive technology. Communication skills for visually impaired learners. Providing quality instruction in braille literacy skills: Companion guide to invitations: Changing as teachers and learners K Learning media assessment of students with visual impairment: A resource guide for teachers.
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired.Polio Now. This interactive map shows polio cases and disease surveillance indicators worldwide within the desired timeframe and available data, as well as environmental samples in endemic countries.
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