Braille Innovations

Innovative Education Services' Braille Innovations presents

Teaching Tools for Braille Instructors

Ever wondered where your teacher store was? There are some great resources, but some days I just wish I could walk into a teacher store that has everything I need for my students who are learning braille. But "necessity is the mother of invention" and so came to be the resources I'd like to share with you.

Braille Innovations
Beginning Braille cover from Exceptional Teaching, Inc.

Beginning Braille© Supplemental Braille Instructional Materials

A leveled system providing additional tracking and discrimination practice.

Includes a level specifically designed to help with reversals!

Beginning reading also included- focusing on Alphabetic strongword signs.

Available from Exceptional Teaching, Inc.

Categorized Braille Resource cards in plastic sorting boxes
single braille card with simulated braille, print, family, and category

Categorized Braille Cards

No more lost or overwhelming boxes of flash cards for the braille code. Now you can have your braille cards laminated and categorized for easy sorting and re-sorting. Perfect for beginning instruction at any age.

UEB braille code cards categorized for instructional use. Symbols, punctuation, and indicators are included!

Bee Bop Braille© Teaching the Code through Categories

An instructional guide to teaching the braille code through categories. Lesson ideas, classroom design, and a song to tie it all together. Additional available materials include large cell cards for teaching the symbols and indicators in UEB.

Rhythm's Oh So Sweet Braille Just Can't be Beat©

Braille Songs and Rhythms to get your students grooving to braille. NOW on USB with new songs!

Check out Braille Innovations' YouTube channel by clicking the YouTube icon to get to our site.

Armed with Knowledge©

Teaching your School Team about Blindness and Visual Impairment

Power Point Resource for Presentations Now with more resources!

Titles include:

  • Hearing and Vision Loss for Parents
  • Hearing and Vision Loss for Teachers
  • Introduction to Braille
  • Paraprofessionals for Students Using Braille
  • Students with Blindness
  • Students with Low Vision
Bee B Braille Contractions title.docx

File Folder Games

Visit Teachers Pay Teachers for individual easy to download and create file folder games to use with students learning braille. Games available so far include: Apple A Shortforms, Bee B Shortforms, Prepositions, Braille People, Alphabet, Braille Music Note Values, and Mighty Man Dot 5.

NEW! Available for download on our Square site as a package!

Know Thyself & Others

With all the great sources of ECC activities and skills, I'm still overwhelmed and it's hard to know where to start! Here's an easy to use, once a week activity that will help your students focus in on their skills, their needs, and help them build a sense of community. Target audience is high school students, but middle schoolers and intermediate elementary kids can join in too!