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

Learning Activity 3: Communication and Literacy



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Suggested Discussion Board Activities and Assignments

  • Assignment: Ways of Communicating. Save the completed assignment for use in Learning Activity 4.
  • Complete the reflection activity for Learning Activity 3 in the module journal.


Literacy development is embedded in experiences and relationships and intricately tied to communication. In order to progress along the literacy continuum, a child must have reasons to communicate, ways to communicate, skilled communication partners, and environments that encourage communication and literacy.