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Adapted Books

What is an adapted book?

Symbol supported stories for children at an early literacy level. The simplicity of the stories allows children to retell the stories easily with the supported symbols. 



Strategies for Creating Adapted Books

A-Z of Adapting Books for Students with Disabilities 
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Websites for additional information on Adapted Books

Adapted Stories for Purchase 

Free Downloads of Adapted Stories

Florida Diagnostic & Learning Resources System's Wiki (Must have Boardmaker CD) 

Jefferson Parish Public Schools Adapted songs, books and lesson plans. Click on an activity and then select the desired subject. You will find several Boardmaker (must have Boardmaker CD) and PDF versions of adapted songs, books and lesson plans related to that particular subject matter.

NYC Department of Education: These are adapted books and materials created with Boardmaker, Writing with Symbols, and PowerPoint software. They have been converted to Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format as well.

Symbol Adapted books completed with Symbol Stix. Must register/log-in to use the website.

Free POWERPOINTS Adapted Stories

CTG Digitally Accessible Books and Reading Technology.pdf (113k)  

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