[blindkid] Braille Reversals Help

Jody Ianuzzi thunderwalker321 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 19 00:53:04 UTC 2014

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


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> 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
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