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Eddie is sitting next to his teacher, Julie, reading APH's "Splish the Fish" in braille using hand-under-hand while both are smiling.
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Tips from a TVI for Parents Helping Children Learn at Home

Depending on where you live and when you read this, you may not know yet if your child is returning to a physical classroom in the fall. But even if your child’s school does re-open, these suggestions for ways to broaden your child’s educational experience at home may come in handy. Nick Hadfield, a Teacher … Continued

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Swap Books with Friends (aka Book Pals), and More Ideas for Encouraging a Love of Reading

Our kiddos have worked tirelessly in pre-reading or reading skills all school year! I’d like to offer a few suggestions for how to keep up the momentum, and perhaps more importantly—to inspire a love of reading. Read aloud First, read aloud—no matter your children’s ages! My go-to for book suggestions is Read Aloud Revival’s Book … Continued

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An Adventure in Summer ECC Skills: Plan a Day Trip

Little did we know we’d spend much of spring 2020 in lockdown. Here in England, our restrictions are finally loosening and yet I feel a lingering sense of restriction. (Read: GET ME OUT OF THIS HOUSE!) Maybe you feel similarly. How about we put those get-me-out-of-here sentiments to good use. Perhaps you and your child(ren) … Continued

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Scholastic’s Dragon Masters Brings a Character who is Blind to Life in The Call of the Sound Dragon

For all of the parents and families of children who are blind or low vision, I want to introduce you to a new book in the Dragon Masters series. If you haven’t heard of the series yet, you should, because it offers short adventures through an imaginative mythical world filled with children paired with magical … Continued

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