Below are strategies for all content areas.

Logo for Braille Rap Song

Braille Rap Song

By Charlotte Cushman
Help braille students remember dot configurations with this fun Braille Rap Song!
Page from accessible power point book about making macaroni and cheese.

Let's Make Macaroni and Cheese

By Holly Cooper
This accessible powerpoint book offers step-by-step instructions to make macaroni and cheese; includes audio output and can be operated by a simple switch.
Modified page of The Garden with tactile flowers

Using Textures to Adapt Simple Books

By Mary McCarthy
Guidelines to adapt simple books for children who are blind or visually impaired
Weather chart in print and braille

Weather Chart

By Mary McCarthy
This braille weather chart gives students practice with sequencing and comparison, as well as developing an understanding of the weather.
Cover of Tactile Treasures from APH

Understanding Tactile Graphics: Tactile Treasures and Real Objects

By Mary McCarthy
Teaching students who are blind or visually impaired to make the transition from real objects to tactile graphics using the APH Tactile Treasures kit
Photo of Shapes & Sharing Picnic Basket

Shapes & Sharing Picnic Basket

By Mary McCarthy
Activity to motivate beginning readers in a play setting, using braille or print cards
Object box and word cards for Feely Meely game

Feely Meely: Game to Match Braille to Objects

By Mary McCarthy
Simple game for children who are blind or visually impaired to match braille or print word cards to objects
Photo of TackTiles

Using TACK-TILES® with Beginning Braille Readers

By Mary McCarthy
Beginning braille instruction using TACK-TILES®
Photo of What's Gnu? game

What's Gnu?

By Mary McCarthy
Activity for beginning braille readers using adaptation of What's Gnu?
Two hands read a page of braille.

How Far We’ve Come...Braille Materials for the Wilson Reading System Are On The Way!

By Charlotte Cushman
Podcast on the braille version of the Wilson Reading System

Using Large Print

By Charlotte Cushman
American Foundation for the Blind shares tips to make print more readable for individuals with visual impairment

Adapting Environments for Individuals with Vision Loss

By Charlotte Cushman
Free video webcast about the design issues that should be considered for individuals with vision loss.
Ellen Mazel

Cortical Vision Impairment

By Charlotte Cushman
Video series about CVI (cortical visual impairment) with strategies for assessment and intervention
Ear with hand cupped around it

Are You Listening?

By Charlotte Cushman
Auditory issues for children with visual impairments, including hearing loss, auditory skills, and strategies for developing listening skills

Teaching Braille Reading and Writing Video

By Charlotte Cushman
Video presentation by Lucia Hasty about teaching braille reading and writing to promote braille literacy
Young boy explores objects on tray, including apple and sand.

Pre-Braille Experiences for Infants and Toddlers

By Charlotte Cushman
Tips to promote prebraille and early literacy for young children who are blind or visually impaired

Jim Durkel discusses the Wheatley Picture Maker from APH

By Charlotte Cushman
Using the Wheatley Picture maker to support young children with visual impairments to participate in emergent writing activities.