Literacy for Little Ones: Developing Early Braille Skills for Young Children through Training for Parent/Guardians and Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments - 014685
To support the unique needs of early braille learners, ages birth to five years, their teachers and families, this training series will teach the use of assessment tools, curricular materials, and hands-on experiential activities to foster and promote emergent literacy in the home and transition to early childhood education.

Training topics to support early braille literacy includes the following:
  1. Fine Motor Skills
  2. Concept Development
  3. Language Acquisition and
  4. Emergent Reading and Writing
During the initial session, families and their children will receive an orientation to the program as well as participate in motivational learning activities that foster best practices in early literacy. Families and others involved with each childs education are encouraged to participate in activities that are to be implemented between sessions.

Audiences Parents, Teacher - Special Education
Prerequisite/Special Notes Teams consisting of a family/parent of a young child who is pre-braille or early braille learner and their Teacher of Student with Visual Impairments (TVI) and/or Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS) is required for this training sequence.

02543712/04/2019 12:00pm - 03:30pmESC Region 11
02543712/05/2019 09:30am - 01:00pmESC Region 11
02543702/06/2020 12:00pm - 03:30pmESC Region 11
02543702/07/2020 09:30am - 01:00pmESC Region 11
02543703/25/2020 12:00pm - 03:30pmESC Region 11
02543703/26/2020 09:30am - 01:00pmESC Region 11
02543704/23/2020 12:00pm - 03:30pmESC Region 11
02543704/24/2020 09:30am - 01:00pmESC Region 11
Fee   None
Credit Hours   26:00 hours of Continuing Professional Education 
Presenter   Debra Sewell TSBVI 
Seats Left   29 

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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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