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Developing early braille literacy

This is a three part webinar that provides participants with the knowledge and skills on how to work with a young early braille user. 
Parent using hand under hand demonstrating braille reading to a child

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Course Code
CPE22EBL-W

Course Information

“Literacy begins to develop at birth, it does not wait until a child reads his first word or even until he opens his first book. Literacy is a basic process, set in motion long before actual reading and writing takes place and it involves all of the child’s development.” (Stratton and Wright (1991))

This is a three part webinar that provides participants with the knowledge and skills on how to work with a young early braille user.

The following topics are covered:

  • Literacy
  • Know the learner
  • Stages of reading development
  • Braille literacy skills
  • Differences between print and braille
  • Braille literacy: Where to begin
  • Braille literacy – What are we aiming for?
  • Introducing braille reading
  • Touch: Some consideration

This event addresses the following Standards from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: 1.1.2, 1.2.2, 1.3.2, 1.4.2, 1.5.2, 1.6.2, 2.6.2, 3.2.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2, 3.6.2, 4.1.2, 4.4.2, 4.5.2, 5.1.2, 5.2.2, 5.3.2, 5.4.2, 6.2.2, 6.2.6, 6.3.2, 6.4.2, 7.4.2. It fits within the Priority Area of Children/ Student with Disabilities. This event is evidence and research based.

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