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Literacy and Communication for Students with Complex Multiple Disabilities including Visual Impairments or Deaf-blindness  


Karen Erickson & Sofia Benson-Goldberg 

Getting in Touch with Literacy 2019






Getting in Touch_KE_SBG_Handout_v2.pdf



If you require the handout in a different format for accessibility, please let us know. 


Important links: 


Center for Literacy & Disability Studies  http://www.med.unc.edu/ahs/clds

Project Core  http://project-core.com

DLM Professional Development site http://dlmpd.com


Additional Resources: 


An article describing comprehensive literacy instruction at the emergent and conventional level 

Erickson (2017).pdf


A review of the literature in emergent and conventional literacy as it pertains to students with significant cognitive disabilities



Enhanced Alphabet Instructional Routine - 

Enhanced Alphabet Instruction (Jones et al 2013).pdf

Adapted Enhanced Alphabet (Erickson & Koppenhaver).pdf


DLM Foundational Map  

     Guide to the Foundational Area of the DLM Map - https://dynamiclearningmaps.org/sites/default/files/documents/ERP/Guide_to_Foundations_All_Grades.pdf

     Foundational Areas of the Map https://dynamiclearningmaps.org/sites/default/files/documents/ERP/foundational_maps-all_grades.pdf 


DLM Familiar Texts 







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