A national conference focusing on the literacy needs of individuals with visual impairments.

December 6-9, 2017New Orleans, LA
Getting in Touch with Literacy 2017

Getting In Touch With Literacy 2017

Presentation Handouts

Presentation Handout Links
Perspectives of Dual Media Adolescent Learners, Their TVIs and Their Parents
12/7 9:45 - 10:45
Penny Rosenblum, Tina Herzberg
Dual Media Adolescent Learners - Slideshow text [pdf]
Room with a View: The Inside Scoop of Using 3D and 2D Maps to Build Spatial Skills
12/7 9:45 - 10:45
Karen Poppe
Using 3D and 2D Maps to Build Spatial Skills - PowerPoint
Organizing an Inclusive Educational Setting to Build Literacy Skills
12/7 9:45 - 10:45
Tina Bjork
Inclusive Emotional Setting - Slideshow text [Word]
Communication Strategies for Students with Complex Needs including Teaching Core Vocabulary
12/7 9:45 - 10:45
Flener and Nygard
Communication Strategies [pdf]
Let's Create PowerPoint Books
12/7 9:45 - 10:45
Welborn and McDonald-Lamiman
Let's Create PowerPoint Books - PowerPoint
Let's Create PowerPoint Books - Prompt Notes [Word]
Braille, Braille, Everywhere
12/7 9:45 - 10:45
Guillory and Morra
Braille, Braille, Everywhere - PowerPoint
From Assessment to Instruction: An Overview of Literacy Assessment Tools for Dual Media Learners and How Assessment Guides Instruction
12/7 9:45 - 10:45
Flick and Horseman
From Assessment to Instruction - PowerPoint
Deaf Blind Assessment [pdf]
Strategies to Develop Literacy Skills in Students who have Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities
12/7 11:00 - 12:00
Johnson and Stanfa
Strategies - PowerPoint
Guiding Questions for Braille Instruction [Word]
Strategies to Develop Literacy Skills in Students who have Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities
12/7 11:00 - 12:00
Johnson and Stanfa
Braille Briliance - PowerPoint
CLVP Reading Success - PowerPoint
The Braille Notetaker and the Young Elementary School Student: Strategies and Resources
12/7 11:00 - 12:00
Anne Spitz
Braille Notetaker - PowerPoint
What's New on Paths to Literacy?
12/7 11:00 - 12:00
Charlott Chushman, Cyral Miller
Paths to Literacy Handout [pdf] Paths to Literacy Handout [Word]
The Role and Responsibility of Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments in Curriculum Development: BOP Model
12/7 12:00 - 1:15
Teacher Student Role [pdf]
Showcase Session II
12/7 1:30 - 2:30
D'Andrea, Holbrook, Robertson, Sheffield
Showcase Session - Slideshow text [Word]
Fun for the Littlest Learners: Braille, Technology and Play
12/7 2:45 - 3:45
Wilkinson and Brauner
Fun for the Littlest Learners - PowerPoint
Literacy in the Workplace: Helping Students Become Successful
12/7 2:45 - 3:45
Peters and Young
Helping Students - PowerPoint
Employability Activities [Word]
Top 10 Employability Skills [Word]
Power Verbs [pdf]
Interview Questions [pdf]
Don't Judge a Book by it's Lack of a Cover
12/7 2:45 - 3:45
Stargardt and White
Don't Judge a Book by it's Lack of a Cover [pdf]
Reading and Understanding Graphics: How TVIs Support Students' Graphic Literacy Skills
12/7 4:00 - 5:00
L. Penny Rosenblum, Carole Beal
Reading and Understanding Graphics - Slideshow text [pdf]
Signed and Delivered: Providing Creative, Unique Strategies for Teaching Braille to the DHH Student, A Collaborative Approach
12/7 4:00 - 5:00
Julie Unatin
Signed and Delivered [pdf]
Getting in Touch with Braille Literacy Data: History and Politics of the Braille Reader Statistic
12/7 4:00 - 5:00
Sheffield and D'Andrea
GITWL Data: History and Politics - Slideshow text [Word]
An Alternate Approach to Braille Literacy
12/7 4:00 - 5:00
Adkins and Airhart
An Alternate Path to Braille and Literacy - PowerPoint
Exploring and Using the New Foundations of Education (3rd Ediction) Connection Chapters to Promote Literacy Instruction
12/7 4:00 - 5:00
Anderson and Zebehazy
Exploring and Using the New Foundations of Education - PowerPoint
Parents as Cooperation Partners in the Progress of Literacy, Especially in Inclusive Settings
12/7 4:00 - 5:00
Hallenberger and Haessler-Hahm
Parents as Cooperation Partners [pdf]
Parents as Cooperation Partners [Word]
Numeracy in the General Education Setting
12/8 9:45 - 10:45
Sims and Guillory
Numeracy in General Education Setting - PowerPoint
Writing CAN be Child's Play
12/8 9:45 - 10:45
Linda Hagood
Writing CAN be Child's Play [Word]
Fingergraphic Memory: Two Print Readers Learn Braille
12/8 9:45 - 10:45
Fingergraphic Text [Word]
Fingergraphic Slides [pdf]
Creating Accessible iBooks using iBooks Author
12/8 9:45 - 10:45
Diane Brauner
iBook Author Directions [Word]
Using Building on Patterns Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten
12/8 9:45 - 10:45
Sent-Graves, et al.
Building on Patterns - PowerPoint
Supporting Braille Instruction Through Play: Concept Development to UEB
12/8 11:00 - 12:00
Stephanie Herlich
Supporting Braille Instruction through Play 2017 [pdf]
Progression Chart Handout [pdf]
Ready for the Workplace: Communicating Clearly and Prewfing without Goophing
12/8 11:00 - 12:00
Dalton and Ottowitz
Ready for the Workplace [Word]
Mobile Learning and Literacy
12/8 11:00 - 12:00
Berge, Carrier, Prater and Zuaro
Apps to Support Mobile Literacy [Word]
iPad Accessibility [Word]
ABCs and 123s of Early Literacy for Young Visually Impaired Children
12/8 11:00 - 12:00
Karen Borg, Kate Borg
ABCs and 123s of Early Literacy [pdf]
It Takes a Village: Creating and Implementing Regional Braille Classes
12/8 11:00 - 12:00
Anand and Unatin
It Takes a Village [pdf]
Writing About Things You Cannot See: Descriptive Language in Narrative Texts Produced by Students with Blindness
12/8 3:15 - 4:15
Writing About What You Cannot See [pdf]
Writing About What You Cannot See [Word]
Oreo Reading: Teaching Braille to Students with Multiple Disabilities
12/8 3:15 - 4:15
Can We Do Oreo Reading Now - PowerPoint
Guiding Students to Become Fluid and Efficient Braille Readers
12/8 3:15 - 4:15
Helen Stevens
Guiding Students to Become Fluid and Efficient Braille Readers - PowerPoint
Developing Strong Reading Skills with Adult Braille Learners - PowerPoint
Developing Tactile Skills to Support Braille Literacy
12/8 3:15 - 4:15
Adkins and Sewell
Developing Tactile Skills - PowerPoint
Reading Success for Students with Visual Impairments
12/8 3:15 - 4:15
Laura Jones
CLVP Reading Success Presentation - PowerPoint
CLVP Reading Success Presentation [pdf]
Worksheet Wizardry
12/9 8:30 - 9:30
Worksheet Wizardry - Slideshow text [Word]
Duxbury Chart [Word]
Worksheet Wizardry [pdf]
Increasing Literacy for Students with Visual Impairments Through a Regional Summer Reading Club and Collaborative Partnership
12/9 8:30 - 9:30
Perkie Cannon
Summer Book Club [Word]
Summer Book Club - PowerPoint
Introducing the Navajo Braille Code for All Braille Users
12/9 8:30 - 9:30
Carol Begay Green
Navajo Braille Code [pdf]
Johnny's Monkey is Scary [pdf]
UEB Practice [brf]
UEB Answers [brf]
Navajo Braille Code [brf]
Duxbury [dxb]
A Refreshable Approach to Literacy: iDevices, Braille Displays and Endless Information
12/9 8:30 - 9:30
Helpful Apps [pdf]
Bringing Books to Life
12/9 10:15 - 11:15
Carlton Anne Cook Walker
Bringing Books to Life Outline [Word]
Bringing Books to Life - PowerPoint
General Info [Word]
Handout Instruction at NFB BELL Academy [Word]
Taste of BELL Curriculum - electronic [Word]

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