Literacy for Little Ones: Developing Early Braille Skills for Young Children through Training for Parent/Guardians and Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments - 014685
Many young children with visual impairment who are potential braille readers may not have early literacy experiences similar to those of their sighted peers. This training addresses the unique needs of early braille learners, birth to age 5, and supports their teachers and families through the use of assessment tools, curricular materials, and hands-on experiential activities that promote emergent literacy in the home and transition to early childhood education. The training will consist of four meeting times of one and one-half days. The trainers will meet with the teachers on the first day and the families for a half-day on the second day. Topics will be: 1) Fine Motor Skills; 2) Concept Development; 3) Language Acquisition; and 4) Emergent Reading and Writing. Family/teacher teams are required for this course.

Audiences Parents, Teacher - Special Education
Prerequisite/Special Notes Parent/guardians must complete a registration and a release form to participate.

02543710/03/2019 09:00am - 04:00pmESC Region 11
02543710/04/2019 09:30am - 01:00pmESC Region 11
02543712/04/2019 09:00am - 04:00pmESC Region 11
02543712/05/2019 09:30am - 01:00pmESC Region 11
02543702/06/2020 09:00am - 04:00pmESC Region 11
02543702/07/2020 09:30am - 01:00pmESC Region 11
02543703/25/2020 09:00am - 04:00pmESC Region 11
02543703/26/2020 09:30am - 01:00pmESC Region 11
Fee   None
Credit Hours   32:00 hours of Continuing Professional Education 
Presenter   Debra Sewell TSBVI 
Seats Left   35 

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If you require special arrangements or have special needs (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired),
contact Tonya Munoz at or (817) 740-7598 at least three weeks prior to the training program date.

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