[blindkid] Braille Reversals Help

Traci Wilkerson traci.mwd at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 02:51:08 UTC 2014


Both of my kids did this as well, it just took time, usually by the end of
1st grade they were both sorted out.  I'm sure there are strategies to work
with it.  We did flash cards with different i words, e words, r words, w
words, etc.

Good luck!
Traci


On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 7:53 PM, Jody Ianuzzi via blindkid <
blindkid at nfbnet.org> wrote:

> Hello Sarahia
>
> When my cited children were in first grade they got there d and b mixed up
> too. There is a cute way to remember them by looking at the word bed.
> Perhaps a similar reminder like the word fed would remind them of which
> Wwas a F and which letter was the D
>
> JODY 🐺
>
> "Life begins where your comfort zone ends."
>
> > On Nov 18, 2014, at 4:02 PM, Sariah Mattinson via blindkid <
> blindkid at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> >
> > My daughter is in first grade and has started to read braille. Lately
> > she's been having a hard time with her braille reversals (e with i, i
> > with e, w with r, n with 'ed', d with f etc.). Her teacher has been
> > noticing it's getting worse and it's effecting her test scores. Her
> > teachers and I have tried a few different things but it hasn't
> > improved. If she reads a letter d and says it's an f and then I tell
> > her no she then knows it's the letter d. She's smart and knows which
> > dots each letter is. If you ask her what dots a letter e is she gets
> > it right every time and same with the other reversals. It's only when
> > she's reading it that she seems to have difficult distinguishing.
> >
> > Any thoughts or suggestions would be helpful! Thank you!
> >
> > Sariah Mattinson
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
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