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Guidelines and Games for Teaching Efficient Braille Reading

by Sally S. Mangold Myrna R. Olson

This book on braille reading will be very much useful for parents, pre-school workers, resource/itinerant teachers, vision consultants, and teacher educators.

Guidelines and Games for Teaching Efficient Braille Reading

by Sally S. Mangold Myrna R. Olson

This handbook for parents, teachers, and paraprofessionals offers helpful tips, games and guidelines for teaching efficient and effective braille reading. There is a section on references and resources as well as an assessment tool for assessing Braille Reading competencies.

A Teachers' Guide to the Special Educational Needs of Blind and Visually Handicapped Children

by Sally S. Mangold

Suggestions and ideas from educational officials on how to provide additional support to blind students in the classroom setting.

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