Social experiences of beginning braille readers in literacy activities: Qualitative and quantitative findings of the abc braille study

Sharon Z. Sacks, Cheryl Kamei-Hannan, Jane N. Erin, Lizbeth Barclay, Debbie Sitar

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This mixed-design investigation examined the social experiences of beginning braille readers who were initially taught contracted or alphabetic braille in literacy activities as part of the ABC Braille Study. No differences in the quality or quantity of social experiences were found between the two groups over time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)680-693
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Visual Impairment and Blindness
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Rehabilitation

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