Early Years

Exploring literacy

Discover the world of stories with your child!

Reading together is a really important activity to do with your child. When they have a vision impairment, it may feel like a barrier to what may seem like a visual activity, but the real magic of reading is in the imagination, the descriptions, the vocabulary and sharing something together. On this page you’ll find some ideas of stories to share and ways that you can access accessible books for your child.

Top tip sheets from Paths to Literacy

Get reading with the BookTrust

How to build a story bag

Where to source tactile books

Books positively representing vision impairments

Stories to enjoy with your sensory pack