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ERIC Number: EJ555487
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Abstractor: N/A
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Teaching Braille to Linguistically Diverse Students with Visual Disabilities.
Knowlton, Marie
Division on Visual Impairments Quarterly, v43 n1 p10-11 Fall 1997
Discusses the growing ethnic and cultural diversity of the student population and the challenges this presents in teaching English Braille. The need to first address the student's competence in spoken English before teaching Braille is stressed. Using grade one Braille for teaching ethnically diverse students is recommended. (CR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Journal availability: Bob Brasher, Ed., Educational Services for Visually Impaired, Arkansas School for the Blind, P.O. Box 668, Little Rock, AR 72203; phone: 501-296-1815 or 501-663-4530; fax: 501-663-3536; e-mail: