Strategies to Promote Pre-Reading Skills in Infants and Children with Visual Impairments
Do you have a child who is blind or visually impaired? Would you like to learn ways to help your child develop pre-reading skills to promote future literacy? Are you searching for fun and exciting methods to stimulate your child that are convenient, affordable and fit into your daily routine? If so, the Braille Babies seminar was designed for you!
Braille Babies is an exciting, hands-on workshop created to educate and empower parents and caregivers who have children with visual impairments. Participants will learn methods to promote tactile learning for children with visual impairments, the basics of braille and simple methods and toys that enhance pre-braille literacy.
sure if your child may be a future braille reader? This seminar is useful
for helping you decide if braille is appropriate for your child and how to
prepare him/her for life long literacy.
Developmental support, understanding your child’s unique learning
perspective and methods for working with a child who is visually impaired
are added features woven into the structure of this seminar.
Today graciously invites parents, guardians and caregivers who have
children with all types of visual impairments to take part in this
seminar, including those whose children were not premature.
City Regional Library
of Fairfax Meeting Room A/B
Sunday, May 31, 2009
RSVP by Friday, May 29: firstname.lastname@example.org
info or questions? Please
contact Kim: email@example.com
Presenter and seminar developer:
Avila, M.A., COMS
Kimberly Avila is a mother, experienced teacher of students with visual impairments, Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist, published author, researcher and curriculum developer. She has extensive experience working with persons who have visual impairments, from extremely premature infants to senior citizens and every age in between.