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Sources of Adapted Materials to Promote Literacy Development

The products listed below provide a sampling of adapted materials that can help your child acquire literacy skills at home during informal, family-oriented activities. Parents are urged to call for company catalogs to learn more about the resources that are available.

Product: Braille Games (e.g., Uno, Happy Families, Scrabble, tactile dice, Bingo, etc.)
Companies:
Exceptional Teaching Inc., American Printing House for the Blind, Maxi Aids, LS&S, Independent Living Aids

Product: Braille alphabet and number blocks
Company:
Independent Living Aids

Product: Tack-Tiles (Lego set with raised braille dots on the top surface of each piece.)
Company:
Tack-Tiles Braille Systems

Product: Braillabel and ClearLabel
Company:
American Thermoform Company, Exceptional Teaching Inc.

Product: Braille maps & rulers
Company:
American Printing House for the Blind

Product: Braille math flashcards
Company:
American Printing House for the Blind

Product: Crayola Anti-roll crayons (have a flat side that can be labeled in braille)
Company:
Exceptional Teaching Inc.

Product: Touch and Color raised line coloring books
Company:
Exceptional Teaching Inc.

Product: Slates and Styluses for writing braille
Companies:
American Printing House for the Blind, Howe Press, National Federation of the Blind, LS&S, Maxi Aids, Independent Living Aids

Product: Braille calendars
Companies:
National Braille Press, American Printing House for the Blind

Product: Braille greeting cards
Companies:
American Printing House for the Blind, Christiansen Designs, Creative Adaptations for Learning

Contact these companies directly for catalogs and more information on ordering any of these products:

American Printing House for the Blind
P.O. Box 6085
Louisville, KY 40206
Telephone: (502) 895-2405 or (800) 572-0844
E-Mail: info@aph.org
Website: www.aph.org

American Thermoform Company
1758 Bracket Street
La Verne, CA 91750
Telephone: (800) 331-3676
E-Mail: sales@americanthermoform.com
Website: www.americanthermoform.com

Creative Adaptations for Learning
38 Beverly Road
Great Neck, NY 11021
Telephone: (516) 466-913
E-Mail: calinfo@cal-s.org
Website: www.cal-s.org

Exceptional Teaching Inc.
3994 Oleander Way
Castro Valley, CA 94546
Telephone: (800) 549-6999
E-Mail: info@exceptionalteaching.com
Website: www.exceptionalteaching.com

Howe Press
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02172
Telephone: (617) 924-3490

Independent Living Aids
27 East Mall
Plainview, NY 11803-4404
Telephone: (800) 537-2118

LS&S Group
145 River Rock Drive
Buffalo, NY 14207
Telephone: (800) 468-4789
E-Mail: info@LSSproducts.com
Website: www.lssgroup.com

MaxiAids
42 Executive Blvd.
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Telephone: (516) 752-0521 or (800) 522-6294
TTY: 1-631-752-0738
Fax: 1-631-752-0689
E-mail: sales@maxiaids.com
Website: www.maxiaids.com

National Braille Press, Inc.
88 St. Stephen Street
Boston, MA 02115
Telephone: (617) 266-6160 or (800) 548-7323
Website: www.nbp.org

National Federation of the Blind
200 East Wells Street at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, MD 21230
Telephone: (410) 659-9314
Website: www.nfb.org

Tack-Tiles Braille Systems
P.O. Box 475
Plaistow, NH 03865
Telephone: (800) 822-5845
E-Mail: Braille@tack-tiles.com
Website: www.tack-tiles.com

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