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Literacy for Children Who Are Deaf-Blind: Building a Foundation

Learning Activity 2: Where Literacy Begins



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Suggested Discussion Board Activities and Assignments

  • Complete the Likes and Dislikes Form for a child you know. Save the completed form for Learning Activity 4, when you will complete a “Literacy Learner Profile."
  • Complete the reflection activity for Learning Activity 2 in the module journal.


Literacy development requires a partner who can build a trusting relationship with a child. This promotes meaningful interactions that have purpose and intent and can be used to expand literacy skills.