[blindkid] Audio reading book for Library

oandemom . traci.mwd at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 18:22:17 UTC 2013

I agree, he just needs to practice  to increase speed with braille.  Now as
he gets to HS and college, by all means I can see audio being used due to
volume of reading, but I would think in 6th he could still be reading
braille, maybe a fun book in audio could be a reward for something?


On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 12:45 PM, Trudy Pickrel <tlpickrel at hotmail.com>wrote:

> So last night at parent teacher conference I find out that they have been
> allowing our son in six grade to do all audiobooks. Reason why I don't
> know. The language arts teacher said will you please consider allowing him
> to do this after I stated that this was concerning to me. Because he says I
> was reading to be enjoyable. Excepting all thoughts on this. Mine is No No
> No. Must have Braille under fingers. If their  concern is slowness and
> enjoyment the only way to get that is with repetition.
> Trudy Pickrel
> President Md Parent Blind Children.
> 301-501-1818
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