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  Tactile Book Builder Kit: How to Host an After Hour Make and Take

August 5, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

Description:Distance Learning has challenged teachers of the visually impaired and parents of learners with Visual and Multiple Disabilities to adapt and adjust to a new normal. There is never enough time to create all the books needed to engage these learners. Explore a way to encourage the educational supporters of the child to build their own books using the Tactile Book Builder Kit as the jumping-off point. 

Instructor: Elizabeth Eagan, Certified Teacher of the Visually Impaired  at Bastrop Independent School District, TX 

Primary Core or ECC Area:  Literacy, sensory efficiency, compensatory, and social interaction 

Target Audience:TVIs and families of learners with Visual and Multiple Impairments 

Pre-requisite knowledge:  None 

Lesson Plan Goal:to provide TVIs a strategy to build a community of practice around the making and use of tactile books. 

Learning Objectives:  Participants will distinguish at least three benefits of hosting a Make ‘N Take book building event; Participants will design a Make ‘N Take book building event that matches their professional population; Participants will recognize at least five characteristics of a book created using the Make ‘N Take community of practice. 

Materials Needed:  None 

Collect CEUs: CEUs are only available for the live presentation at this time. To collect CEUs, please listen for the opening and closing codes during the live session and send these, along with your first and last name, to outreach@aph.org and a certificate will be emailed to you the following week. 


August 5, 2020
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm EDT