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ERIC Number: EJ789925
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 14
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 49
ISSN: ISSN-0145-482X
Exploring the Early Literacy Practices of Teachers of Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers with Visual Impairments
Murphy, Jeanne Lovo; Hatton, Deborah; Erickson, Karen A.
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v102 n3 p133-146 Mar 2008
Practices endorsed by 192 teachers of young children with visual impairments who completed an online early literacy survey included facilitating early attachment (70%), providing early literacy support to families (74%), and providing adaptations to increase accessibility (55%). Few teachers reported using assistive technology, providing structured intervention in phonological awareness, or providing opportunities for early writing and alphabet experiences. (Contains 6 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Preschool Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A