Building on Patterns is a systematic, comprehensive, and balanced literacy program designed to teach young children with visual impairments to read and write using braille.

Building on Patterns addresses specific skill areas needed by children who are blind or visually impaired:

Language, auditory, tactile & concepts.

Decorative Letters A, B, C

  • Areas of Focus:

  • Vocabulary
  • Fluency
  • Comprehension
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Phonics
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  • Critical Skills:

  • Language Development
  • Sound Discrimination
  • Tactual Discrimination
  • Hands-on Concept Development

Building on Patterns is fun, effective, and easy to use. Cartoon image of children reading and playing outside.

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