Series Title: Multi-Sensory Approach to Literacy
Date: November 16, 2022
Time: 1:00-3:00 Mountain / 12:00-2:00 Pacific
Presented by: Gwyn McCormack
Session 1: Laying the Foundations for Literacy
o This first session will focus on essential experiences to undergird literacy and on understanding how to support concept development through stories.
Session 2: Tactile Development
o This session will focus on understanding how to support tactile development through stories for tactile learners and children at the initial stages of accessing braille.
Session 3: Creating Accessible Stories
o This final session will focus on how to create stories linked to fictional books and everyday experiences.
Gwyn McCormack has a wealth of experience and knowledge in the field of education and vision impairment. She spent many years as a secondary school teacher and as a qualified teacher of vision impairments before founding Positive Eye in 2008. Gwyn is committed to improving outcomes for children with vision impairments by providing practitioners with practical based, solution-focused strategies and approaches.