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- Eric H., Teacher
- Vina, CA
Visually Impaired Teacher Resources
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Read and discuss the book A Picture Book of Louis Braille as it relates to communication, Helen Keller, and advocating for disabled individuals. Learners identify what an advocate is and explain how Helen Keller communicated. They build vocabulary relating to the history of Braille code and complete a deciphering code worksheet.
Who was Louis Braille, and what was his famous invention? Read this passage with your French classes to explore an early French inventor. After completing the two-page reading, learners answer multiple-choice questions and a series of short answer questions. Although this article is written in English, it is still great for beginning speakers to learn about the French culture.
Visually impaired students discover objects using their sense of touch. In this exploration lesson, students with visual impairments use their sense of touch to discover objects hidden in a bowl of beans. If the student is not familiar with the object, the teacher signs (or speaks) the name of the object.