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A student who uses braille learns social skills

March 1, 2016 by blennzict | 0 comments

Student outside playing charades

Figure 1 Boston is beginning his charade of what makes him feel happy

Boston is an 11 year old student who is blind. He is in year 6 in a mainstream class at his local school.

This year Boston has been working on developing his social skills around friendships. This helps Boston to articulate how he is feeling (figure 1).

Here Boston’s BLENNZ Resource Teacher: Vision (RTV) Judy Fox talks about how this process has helped him to understanding his own feelings and those of his peers.

Figure 1 Boston is beginning his charade of ‘what makes him feel happy.’ Continue Reading →

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