Literacy Resources: Teaching Children Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision to Read and Write

FamilyConnect has tips for every stage of development to help parents of children who are blind or visually impaired develop critical literacy skills. In this section, you'll find information on the following:

You can also read stories from other parents of children with visual impairments and discover how they implemented literacy instruction.

For resources and advice on literacy skills by age, check out these articles in FamilyConnect's "Browse by Age" section. You'll find information for babies and toddlers, preschoolers, grade schoolers, and teenagers.

And for parents, these interviews with Dr. Cay Holbrook offer advice on how to promote your child's literacy skills as part of the expanded core curriculum.

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