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Teach ABC Order to Kids Who Are Blind

Developing the Activity for Madilyn (10/blind/fine motor challenges) This lesson plan was designed to show an example for how to teach ABC Order to children who are blind. My daughter, Madilyn, learned to sing the alphabet when she was about 4 years old. It's the same time children without developmental delays are expected to

Interactive Number Line for Addition and Subtraction 0-10

Number sense and early math can be ongoing challenges for some students who are blind or have learning disabilities. For them, adding a tactile component can be a big help for understanding number sequences, adding, and subtracting. Number lines are great tools, but a simple visual number line isn't accessible to

Tactile Number Lines with Braille for Teaching Math Concepts to Blind Children

Number lines are a great tool for teaching early mathematic concepts. They provide a physical way to demonstrate how numbers become larger the further away you get from zero, and may also be used for simple addition and subtraction problems. The past week, I used the number line shown below with

That’s My Name! A Name Game for Braille Readers

One of the most motivating first experiences with braille can be your child learning his or her own own name. Madilyn learned to write her name before she learned to read it. Before either of those however, she learned to spell it out loud. For her, controlling her fingers and hands