Future Reflections                                                                                           Convention 2004

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The Bridge to Braille is a practical, step-by-step guide that shows parents and teachers how to help blind children progress from early literacy experiences all the way to full participation in the classroom.  This book demystifies the education of blind children and enables parents and teachers to give ordinary help with spelling, homework, reports, and projects to children who happen to be blind.  Topics included in the book:

Adapting Materials                     Beginning Braille Reading                          Doing Math in Braille
A Quick Braille Lesson              Braille Writing in the Classroom                 Resources
Using Technology                      Independence in the Classroom                 About Braille Books

“Now I understand what to do to get my son off to a good start in school.  Parents need this information right from the beginning, when their blind child is a baby.”

— Amy Kaiser
Parent of a blind child

“A much-needed adjunct to the information shared by a busy Braille teacher...The Bridge to Braille should be in the hands of every teacher who is going to have a blind student in class!”

— Debbie DeHaven
First grade teacher

The Bridge to Braille is available from:
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children

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The Bridge to Braille       Quantity___________@12.00 +$5.00 (S&H) = _______ (Total Due)

Make check or money order payable to NFB and mail with this form to:

Materials Center, National Center for the Blind
1800 Johnson Street, Baltimore, MD  21230-4998
Phone: (410) 659-9314       Email:  nfbstore@nfb.org     Web site: www.nfb.org

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